Protected from harm and danger, that’s what if means to feel safe. Lots of Americans would love to feel “safe and secure.” They want to live in a nation where breathing and working are unlikely to lead to injury or death. They used to live in such a country. Fifty-five years ago a young lawyer […]
Coronavirus Public Health Blog 4.26.20 – A Brief Note on Deaths
Death focuses the mind but deeply distresses politicians. Especially when their actions can be blamed for unnecessary deaths. Deaths from Covid-19 already are a political football. Expect the situation to progress with obfuscation, disinformation and eventually outright lying to take center stage. There is a way to cut through the BS: calculating excess deaths. For […]
Coronavirus Public Health Blog 4.23.20 Defending the Right to Infect
Life was strange. Now it’s bizarre. Isn’t it odd the number one nation in the world for Covid-19 cases and deaths (the U.S.) also has the most demonstrations against lockdowns working to prevent them? Not really. Especially when you find out who’s organizing them. The conundrum is perhaps most simply understood studying a single photo. […]
Coronavirus Public Health Blog – Hype or Hope?
Which of these contentions is true: It’s going to disappear. One day – it’s like a miracle – it will disappear. Peak cases in the U.S. will occur in the next four weeks. We have it totally under control. It going to be just fine. This epidemic will peak in the summer, recur in the […]
Coronavirus Public Health Blog 4.5.20 – Why Are Symptoms So Varied?
Viruses go everywhere. Viral symptoms can happen in any organ, and produce elements like fever that are system wide. Fortunately, your immune system works often brilliantly in every part of your body. That’s why in Vo, the only town in the West where everyone was tested for Covid-19, 3% were found to be infected at […]