Feeling anxious? Join the club. People are not just worried about this pandemic, but the next. Take a look at the National Center for Health Statistics survey of anxiety and depression in this country ( https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/covid19/pulse/mental-health.htm). In late April about a third of U.S. adults had symptoms of depression and anxiety – 40.2% for those aged […]
Covid-19 – The “Narrow View” of Public Health
Recently Admiral Brett Giroir, pediatrician and assistant secretary of Health, declared that Dr. Tony Fauci could not truly understand the national response to coronavirus: “he looks at its from a very narrow public health point of view.” Dr. Fauci did not necessarily “have the whole national interest in mind.”(https://www.forbes.com/sites/nicholasreimann/2020/07/12/us-testing-czar-fauci-doesnt-have-the-whole-national-interest-in-mind/#12f86316569c) Admiral Giroir’s statement helps explain the […]
Covid-19: Why Not Trace and Track?
Politicians keep telling the Sars-Cov-2 virus what to do. The virus has responded by infecting, disabling and killing more effectively https://regenerationhealthnews.com.paintscape.info.paintscape.info/sleep/interview-with-the-virus/. Countries that controlled the virus, like Vietnam with zero official deaths and Taiwan with seven, aggressively use tracing and tracking. Why haven’t Americans? Here are some reasons, and why they don’t pass muster. A. It […]
Covid-19 – Using the Skew for You
Could you be a superspreader of Covid-19? Chances are good you will not know. Many spreaders are asymptomatic. But more and more research demonstrates a minority of those afflicted – 10-20% of the total – infect 80% of total cases. The result is a low kappa – the degree of “skew” in the epidemic’s data. […]