Tag Archive: CoVid-19 pandemic

Sep 21 2021

In Memorium: 675,000 Plus

These flags represent 275,000 more lives than the 400,000 than lie in Arlington National Cemetery. Despite all the scientific and medical advances of the past 103 years, the Covid-19 pandemic has now killed more Americans than the 1918 flu pandemic did. The last hundred thousand or so were entirely preventable. Quite stunning to see the …

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May 12 2021

Good News: CoVid-19 Vaccination Keeps You Well

First, I want to apologize for the light postings but I work full time, sometimes full time and a half and BobbyK has a busy full time job and a family. I still work in Emergency Medicine but now from the desk, teaching. Much of it has been virtual but, occasionally, it is hands on …

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Dec 30 2020

What You Need To Know About The CoVid-19 Vaccines

I haven’t written much about the Co-Vid-19 pandemic since it started other than to tell people to heed the warnings about wearing a mask, avoiding crowds, social distancing, and the use of a 60% alcohol hand sanitizer when you can’t wash your hands with soap and warm water. While not yet available to the general …

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Dec 18 2020

Incompetent to the End

As the US surpassed 17 million CoVid-19 infections and 3500 patients died yesterday, states are saying that they have been informed that they will be getting smaller CoVid-19 vaccine shipments than expected. Yet Pfizer says that it has millions of Unclaimed doses and denied any problems with production. Several states say they have been told …

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Nov 25 2020

“Come, Be A Hero”

I read this at Digby’s Hullabaloo, Heather didn’t give link, so I don’t think she’ll mind if I repost this here. I don’t know this doctor but I know him and his staff, every ER doctor, Nurse, Physician Assistant, Paramedic and EMT does. It is who we are. It’s from an Er doctor in Los …

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Oct 02 2020

It Was Just A Matter Of Time

Up Date 5:20 PM ET: NBC News is reporting that Trump will be transferred by Marine One to Walter Reed Medical Center for more advanced treatment of his CoVid-19 infection. Late last night Donald Trump tweeted that he and his wife tested positive for Covid-19 and that he would quarantine at the White House. His …

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Sep 17 2020

Herd Immunity V. Herd Mentality

During his ABC Nwes Town Hall with undecided voters, Donald Trump discussed his Cov-19 policy mistakenly (or maybe not) saying he wanted to create “herd mentality.” Perhaps he did mean to say “herd immunity” or perhaps he just doesn’t know the difference. There is, however, a distinct difference: Herd Mentality describes how people can be …

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Sep 15 2020

The Corruption of the CDC

When and if former Vice President Joe Biden is elected president in November come January 20 he has a lot of work to do to undo the disaster left in the corruption of Donald Trump and his criminal minions. On of the biggest messes is the Center for Disease Control which has been taken over …

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Jul 16 2020

Object Permanence

This week the White House ordered hospitals to stop sending all data on Corona-19 patients to the Center For Disease Control in Atlanta but to send it to a central data base in Washington controlled by Health and Human Services. The Trump administration has ordered hospitals to bypass the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

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May 27 2020

100,000

The United States has surpassed the painful milestone of 100,000 deaths due to the coronavirus pandemic. On Dec. 31, 2019, Iraqi protesters stormed the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, wildfires raged across Australia, the fugitive auto executive Carlos Ghosn took refuge in Lebanon, and President Donald Trump, facing the start of his impeachment trial, held court …

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