Category Archives: Coronavirus

The Year-Ending Holiday Trifecta of Pandemic Spreading

The Year-Ending Holiday Trifecta of Pandemic Spreading While we are soon to get through the openings of schools at the end of a shorted out summer, the holidays in the fall and winter will easily restart another wave of the … Continue reading

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Possible Sources of T Cells Leading to Asymptomatic Coronavirus Cases

Possible Sources of T Cells Leading to Asymptomatic Coronavirus Cases Some people and older blood samples show the presence of T cells, which could be leading to asymptomatic Covid-19 or SARS-CoV-2 cases.  In blood samples of a few years ago, … Continue reading

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The Obese Require Larger Vaccine Dosages

The Obese Require Larger Vaccine Dosages. From Dr. Darria Long on CNN and a Medscape article by Sarah Varney, we find that obesity hinders the effectiveness of influenza vaccines.  As some comedian says:  again, this is something you could have … Continue reading

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Countries Can Save Many Lives By Masking, in IHME Coronavirus Projections

The August 6 IHME projections show which countries can benefit greatly from going to 95% masking.  They also show which countries have large increases in deaths in their future, without greater mitigations.  The new projections have been extended to December … Continue reading

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IHME Projections to December: 67,000 Savable by Masking

The new IHME Coronavirus projections for the US are extended to December 1.  They show that 67,000 lives are savable if we went up to 95% masking.  The previous projection was to November 1, and was 32,000 lives savable.  This … Continue reading

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Unsettling Future Coronavirus Scenarios

Unsettling Future Coronavirus Scenarios Declaration:  I am not an Epidemiologist or a doctor.  This article is just based on what I read or hear on TV. While looking into what became of the 1918 flu, the first Google article from … Continue reading

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All Tied Up in Politics: The House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis

Comments on the House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis hearing. Don’t expect a politically blind review by me.  Dr. Birx was not present.  Nor was the head of the Warp Speed vaccine program.  Dr. Redfield of the CDC, Dr. … Continue reading

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IHME Projections: 32,000 US Lives Savable by Complete Masking

The July 30th IHME projections for US deaths by Nov. 1 has increased by 11,000, from 220,000 last week to 231,000 now.  The US lives savable by Nov. 1 by universal mask wearing is now at 32,000, still about the … Continue reading

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If we can move the Election back, we can also move it up to Tomorrow, to save lives.

If we can move the Election back, we can also move it up to tomorrow, to save lives. The giant and most clever internet companies can figure out how to uniquely vote over the web in a matter of days.  … Continue reading

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Trump’s Dr. Teleprompter Jekyll versus Mr. Tweeter Hyde

Trump’s Dr. Teleprompter Jekyll versus Mr. Tweeter Hyde. I’m pretty sure that Trump doesn’t write his teleprompter prose, and only reads it as a recalcitrant second grader who is forced to read it.  We know that, because it is written … Continue reading

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