The use of Anti-Parasitic drugs for treating Covid-19. In search of the Holy Grail.

We have witnessed two anti-parasitic drugs promoted for treating Covid-19, Hydroxychloroquine and Invermectin. There is research to repurpose drugs to treat Covid-19. So far only dexamethasone, an anti inflammatory medication to reduce the bodies immune response after an infection with Covid-19, has cut mortality. Timing and dosage is of extreme importance for dexamethasone. Given tooContinue reading “The use of Anti-Parasitic drugs for treating Covid-19. In search of the Holy Grail.”

Delta Airlines report cost of Covid-19 Hospitalizations.

It seems the Delta Covid-19 variant and Delta Airlines have had a mid-air collision. Delta increased insurance premiums by $200.00 a month for each employee that has not been vaccinated. Delta reports the total cost of an employee being hospitalized with Covid-19 is $50,000. They did not break down this number. If a person isContinue reading “Delta Airlines report cost of Covid-19 Hospitalizations.”

Covid-19 Variant Risks and Russian Disinformation

There are 195 million Covid-19 cases that have been reported world wild. Assuming this is an under count by 50% to 100%, with 5 variants emerging so far, it means for every 60 to 80 million folks infected, a new dangerous variant emerges. Unfortunately, a public health issue has become politically divisive due to misinformation.Continue reading “Covid-19 Variant Risks and Russian Disinformation”

Delta Variant Impact, Vaccination more urgent according to Contagion Live.

I have been a subscriber to Contagion Live since Covid-19 began spreading rapidly in the US. Contagion Live has updates on many contagious pathogens, but a majority of the content is devoted to Covid-10. In addition to articles from scientist across the world, Contagion Live has links to several other similar subscription services, many likeContinue reading “Delta Variant Impact, Vaccination more urgent according to Contagion Live.”

Why did Vermont, wedged between two early Covid-19 epicenters, New York City and Boston, have the countries lowest Covid-19 Deaths for the contiguous 48 states?

Vermont had under 40 deaths per 100,000, while most rural states have had three times that number. Vermont is located between the early epicenters of the pandemic, Boston and New York. Midwest and southern states had time to prepare as the pandemic started on the coasts. Yet Vermont with a vulnerable elderly population, located betweenContinue reading “Why did Vermont, wedged between two early Covid-19 epicenters, New York City and Boston, have the countries lowest Covid-19 Deaths for the contiguous 48 states?”

Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson’s Bizarre Statements

Senator Ron Johnson’s has made several bizarre statements about Covid-19 Vaccines. The worst one is about people dying following vaccination. Yes if someone in vaccinated and gets killed in a car accident, that person died following vaccination, but the two are not related. Senator Johnson has said young healthy folks need not be vaccinated. TheContinue reading “Wisconsin Senator Ron Johnson’s Bizarre Statements”

Bloomberg news on what went wrong addressing Covid19.

Bloomberg news posted an article which on what went wrong with our response to covid19 February3. Ironically, one of their big issues was the lack of a nationally coordinated effort. Much of the failure was states leaving efforts up to the local communities, which are highly fragmented. Our state Republicans want to end the maskContinue reading “Bloomberg news on what went wrong addressing Covid19.”

Wisconsin Senate Votes to block Governor Evers Emergency Mask Mandate.

Wisconsin State Republicans voted 1/27/21 to block Governor Evers Mask Mandate. I contacted a majority of Republican Senators and sent them a study of the Kansas State Mask Mandate that allowed counties to opt out. The Counties that opted out had a exponential growth in cases where the counties who did not opt out hadContinue reading “Wisconsin Senate Votes to block Governor Evers Emergency Mask Mandate.”

Don’t Be Like Texas, devise a targeted relief package.

A few days ago I saw a post on Facebook about the devastation to businesses like wedding venues, caterers, bars and restaurants in Wisconsin. The post said we should have been open like Texas and Florida. The Texas Covid Tracking Project has detailed information on Texas Hospitalization rates. October 1 had 3,190 patients hospitalized withContinue reading “Don’t Be Like Texas, devise a targeted relief package.”