Does Anyone Have Credibility Going into the Winter Months?

Over two years ago, in March of 2020, the worldwide death rate average for COVID-19 shot up exponentially – from under 100/day to almost 4,000/day. This week, the daily death average is under 2,000 for the first time since March … Continue reading

When Are We Going to Be Talking About a Post Pandemic World?

It has been slightly over a month since I wrote about the pandemic virus. Unfortunately, headlines generally support another surge plowing through those few unvaccinated people – sooner than later. The headline that attracted my attention today told us that … Continue reading

No Light at the End of the Tunnel, But Hoofbeats Are Getting Louder

Two days ago, I read two articles that still have my mind in a whirl. One stated that Moderna plans to have an Omicron-Specific COVID Booster by August. https://www.newsmax.com/health/health-news/covid-omicron-vaccine-booster/2022/02/17/id/1057227/. OK, the threat of infection from Omicron is minor compared to … Continue reading

Numbers Are Now Available for Accurate Comparisons of Two Evils

Most of us remember how bad the Delta variant of COVID-19 was just a few months ago. I was one of the fortunate ones to survive Delta with just a cough and a bit of fatigue. Many were not. However, … Continue reading

What Are Numbers, Anyway – Just a Measure of Something Important

Headlines thrive on bad news – the worse, the better. The Omicron variant is like a combined earthquake and tsunami combined inundated and shaking news desks across the country. When should we be concerned if there are 10,000 new daily … Continue reading

How Does Our Current Pandemic Compare to the Spanish Flu of 1918-1919?

Today, the United States population is around 330 million. One hundred years ago, it was approximately 106 million. The COVID-19 pandemic has infected around 43 million people, of which just under 700,000 have died, and about 33 million have recovered. … Continue reading

When Hospitals Have Zero Pandemic Victims, Is the End Far Away?

I constantly look for positive, uplifting news about the pandemic. It might be the results latest coronavirus drug, the massive trend downward in deaths or new cases of COVID-19, the nearness of herd immunity, or anything that gives a positive … Continue reading

Are Two Doses of the Pandemic Vaccine Really Needed?

Some vaccines are effective with a single dose and last for years before needing a booster shot. Others, like anthrax, require multiple doses to establish baseline effectiveness against disease. I received three of the five doses of anthrax vaccine before … Continue reading

Waiting in Line for Testing May Be a Thing of the Past!

Would you believe that supply has exceeded demand for COVID-19 testing? Towards the end of January, over a quarter of a million coronavirus tests were administered in Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. Today, testing is provided at nearly 200 government-supported … Continue reading

Virus Update for Mid-Winter Very Interesting

Since January 1, 2020, I have written over 400 articles, with nearly 180 articles on coronavirus. It started in January 2020 as China Flu and progressed to be better known as COVID-19. It is not a subject that I enjoy … Continue reading