Covid-19 Diary : Sunday 26 September, 2021

An article came out this week with the headline “A daily pill to treat Covid could be just months away, scientists say“.  The article was very “formulistic” in terms of written to a very standard style of journalism, right from its headline.  I read through

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Covid-19 Diary : Sunday 19 September, 2021

Today’s diary opens with a picture of the National Mall in Washington DC, with over 670,000 flags planted; one per Covid death in this country.  Actually, as of the end of today, we are now at 692,000 deaths, so there’s not enough flags. This video

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Covid-19 Diary : Thursday 16 September, 2021

  A reader pointed out that two significant groups exempted from President Biden’s vaccine mandate are members of Congress and their staff, and the federal court system.  It is possible/probable that Biden lacks the authority to enforce a vaccine mandate on these groups under the

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Covid-19 Diary : Sunday 12 September, 2021

President Biden got tough on requiring people to be vaccinated last week.  Or did he? Sure, I understand, vaguely, the complexity of issues surround states’ rights and what the federal government can and can not do, but I believe there are some matters the federal

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Covid-19 Diary : Thursday 9 September, 2021

President Biden gave a national address this evening.  The most interesting point, for me, was his announcement that the government will work to increase the supply of virus tests, and the White House has reached agreement from major retailers, including Amazon and Walmart, to sell

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Covid-19 Diary : Sunday 5 September, 2021

The genteel, polite, and scientific/medical advocacy for hydroxychloroquine was caught off-guard by the vicious push-back against it, and never really recovered, allowing the popular narrative to become that HCQ is dangerous/deadly and ineffective.  That is in equal part unfortunate and undeserved.  Perhaps the reason there

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Covid-19 Diary : Thursday 2 September, 2021

  I’ll be discussing more about the EU’s Monday decision about US travel in the Friday morning roundup.  For now I’ll  to observe that while the EU largely continues to allow us to visit them, the US refuses to allow Europeans, even vaccinated ones who

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Covid-19 Diary : Sunday 29 August, 2021

The Chairman of Tokyo’s Medical Association made a public statement to announce his support for ivermectin use for all Covid patients.  But you probably didn’t read that in any mainstream media outlet, did you. At least the gentleman didn’t get in trouble for supporting ivermectin,

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Covid-19 Diary : Thursday 26 August, 2021

As was expected, the FDA granted full approval for the Pfizer vaccine on Monday.  Here’s a gushy article that talks of hundreds of thousands of pages of data being submitted – perhaps they were, but I’ll wager not one in every thousand pages were studied,

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