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Hang on baby! The vaccines are on the way.

And I'll be the first to take one of them when it become available for me. Images from Advocare Woodbury Pediatrics There will be more vaccines online fairly quickly. In addition to these two, Oxford Astra-Zeneca's is about to be... Continue Reading →

For the Adventurous Among Us

The featured image for this post was created by the National Park Service for its visitors. Now, many of the parks in my neck of the woods are insanely hot this time of year but there are still places with... Continue Reading →


By Herbert James Draper - The Bridgeman Art Library, Object 181779, Public Domain We had a palm tree removed from our front yard. I really didn't want to do it but there were over riding reasons. When we bought to house... Continue Reading →

What is a covid corvid?

That is someone who crows a warning about COVID-19. Nevermore! Groan! In 1969 we had the "Hong Kong" flu circulating,  H3N2. It came to the US via some Marines who had caught it in Vietnam. We didn't have flu shots... Continue Reading →

Things to Come: COVID-19

This is what is going to happen with COVID-19 going forward. CDC surveillance of COVID-19 The economic cost of staying in the shutdown is too painful to continue. The big argument is over when to open up, not if. The... Continue Reading →

Serial Experiments Lain vs. COVID-19

Given the stay at home orders, the internet has really been getting hammered. I've been bingeing on a lot of older anime I missed along the way. Apparently so have lots of other people. When I go to stream something... Continue Reading →

This is not my first rodeo (real talk about getting through this) — InBLOGnito

Some perspective on our current epidemic.... The 1918 flu epidemic killed over 650,000 Americans and something like 20-50 million worldwide. There has been a fourfold increase in population since then.  That scales up to 2.5 million Americans dead and 80-200... Continue Reading →

How long is this going to last?

COVID-19 projections assuming full social distancing through May 2020 Nobody has more than an educated guess. My wife the nurse turned me onto a site that combines these educated guesses with historical data and computer simulation to produce charts that... Continue Reading →

CDC does a 180 and now says to mask up

This is an article from the NY Times I thought was important to share. The advice from the CDC up until now has been to save the masks for the medical staff. Now, given that it is clear that most... Continue Reading →

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