Covid-19 Diary : Thursday 6 May, 2021

First of all, a reminder.  Friday is the last day my book, “The Covid Survival Guide”, will be on sale at the special discounted price of $1.99 for the Amazon Kindle version.  It returns to $8.99 on Saturday. The US passed through another “milestone” type

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Covid-19 Diary : Sunday 2 May, 2021

  A quiet few days on the virus front, although the spread of consequential challenges continues to unfold – for example, we are now told not only to expect shortages of petrol this summer (as previously written about) but also chicken and even pool chlorine. 

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Covid-19 Diary : Thursday 29 April, 2021

  This is a surprising and special diary entry today. It is sort of special, because it is the 200th article we’ve published on the topic of the Covid virus.  It is surprising, because, much as we feared the onset of the virus when we

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Covid-19 Diary : Sunday 25 April, 2021

In very good news, after several days of falling new cases in the US, Sunday saw the lowest number of new cases reported since mid September (34,746). A similar feat occurred in the UK with the lowest number since early September.  Let’s hope these are

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Covid-19 Diary : Thursday 22 April, 2021

  The lovely Johnson & Johnson vaccine remains “paused” in the US, it now being over a week since the FDA and CDC jointly “recommended” not to use it due to concerns over blood clotting. While the FDA and CDC are “investigating” the issue –

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Covid-19 Diary : Sunday 18 April, 2021

  You may have heard of how a stunning 47 passengers on an A321 flight from India to Hong Kong all tested positive for Covid, 12 days into their Hong Kong quarantine.  They had to show a negative test before boarding the plane in New

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Covid-19 Diary : Thursday 15 April, 2021

  The US passed through another “milestone” on Monday, when we broke through 32 million people who have now officially been recorded as having had the virus.  The real number is of course much higher, and might be anywhere from 50 – 75 million. The

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Covid-19 Diary : Sunday 11 April, 2021

  The presence and growing availability of vaccines, at least here in the US, have blinded a lot of people to how the virus remains a problem.  Plenty of Americans are still getting infected, every day, and plenty of Americans are still dying, every day. 

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