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 COVID-19 cases? If the week before the total new daily
The narrative today is to get vaccinated, then get your booster shot to be protected. What does that really mean? Is there something we do not know that we should? Breakthrough Cases https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-breakthrough-data. I Googled current covid breakthrough statistics. This is the first article that appeared – published four days ago.
More fully vaccinated people end up in hospitals and die from the pandemic virus every month. Yet, it seems that nothing is reported about it – at least in the United States. For example, I recently wrote about the high percentage (around 90%) of people dying from COVID-19 in Scotland
The first concern we should have is seasonal influenza. Last year, the pandemic virus stifled the invasion of influenza viruses, and there was nearly no seasonal influenza last year. However, this year, as of Christmas week, seasonal flu is picking up where it left off a couple of years ago.
I flew to Rota, Spain, to perform my two weeks of active duty with the Navy Reserves during the summer of 1975. I was in VP-91which was based out of Moffatt Field, CA. Our schedule cycle was a Duty, Ready Alert, Training, and Off (my recollection from nearly 50 years
We know that death and taxes are permanent parts of our lives. Change appears inevitable everywhere else. What seemed like permanent today is not tomorrow. For example, we were led to believe that COVID-19 vaccines were permanent – 95+% effective in protecting everyone from becoming infected with the pandemic virus.
We were promised a vaccine that would protect us from infection, and if infected, it would ensure we would not have severe symptoms, and the chance of death was significantly reduced. Unfortunately, however, that is not reality. Our real-world today is one of the temporary vaccines with monthly booster shots.
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, the latest headlines are focused on daily records of new
It is common knowledge that the COVID-19 vaccine shots are temporary – about six months and their protection against infection drops like a rock. So is a booster shot, a third COVID-19 vaccine shot, going to give you absolute protection? Third Shot https://www.npr.org/sections/goatsandsoda/2022/01/19/1071809356/covid-booster-omicron-efficacy?fbclid=IwAR2o6ERtR73x8TJ37XwemqlbSk2fZhWd4tKEP1zVd16yzZKtgoDm5sQwiow . A third vaccine shot offers some protection,