WILL VACCINES FOR SARS-CoV-2 SAVE THE DAY?

A third virus surge is on in the U.S.    Winter is here and people are enclosed more often.  This gives SARS-CoV-2 a much better chance to spread among us. As several manufactures close in toward the end of their phase 3 (final phase) COVID-19 vaccine clinical trials, anticipation grows.   The FDA and its advisory board … More WILL VACCINES FOR SARS-CoV-2 SAVE THE DAY?

Be Prepared…We Are in For the Long Haul with COVID-19

As I write this blog we have been focused on the elections, our problems with racism, hurricanes, and fires. I have looked at the SARS-COV-2 infection patterns in Europe and the numbers do not look good. As the graph below shows, the UK has a significant rise in infections in late September and early October. … More Be Prepared…We Are in For the Long Haul with COVID-19

Getting Back to School in The Age of COVID-19

This information refers only to K-12 education.  The best place for children to get their education and further their development is in a structured environment in school. They can still be safe if the correct procedures are in place and monitored regularly.  Nothing is a 100% guarantee, but lots of information exists suggesting that children … More Getting Back to School in The Age of COVID-19

Coping with COVID-19

The Text Below is Taken from the CDC Web Site (July 1, 2020) Consult your Health Professional for more information. Pandemics can be stressful The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic may be stressful for people. Fear and anxiety about a new disease and what could happen can be overwhelming and cause strong emotions in adults … More Coping with COVID-19

Interferon- Can It Help Cure Coronavirus Infection – A Double-Edged Sword

First what is Interferon (IFN)?  There are three types of IFN.  This post will focus on the IFN that the body typically makes when it encounters a virus.  This is known as type I IFN.  Yes, thankfully cells that are infected with virus start to make IFN and the IFN then seeks out uninfected cells … More Interferon- Can It Help Cure Coronavirus Infection – A Double-Edged Sword

Are we seeing an uptick and second wave in COVID-19 in the USA

It all depends on definitions and the data used. Clearly in many parts of the country there are increases in the number of COVID-19 positive patients. This in large part is due to the increased testing. The number also must be in large measure related to the opening of the economy and people trying to … More Are we seeing an uptick and second wave in COVID-19 in the USA