Tag Archives: COVID-19

Long COVID

I don’t use the title’s words to describe a syndrome resulting from chronic infection with the coronavirus. I don’t have enough ready data to know if such a syndrome even exists. Rather, I refer to the long term consequences of the virus’s effects on society in its broadest definition. The remarkable truth is how little…


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COVID, Gender, Climate, and the Collapse of Science

The article below (by me) was recently published in American Greatness. COVID, Gender, Climate, and the Collapse of Science Science is in its worst state since the burning of Giordano Bruno (1600) and the trial and conviction of Galileo (1633). The wounds it has suffered are largely self-inflicted. Science advances by questioning the current state of knowledge…


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Kamikaze Cruise Ships

The cruise ship industry is self destructing. Given the realities of the recent pandemic which has virtually destroyed the industry, the ship operators are desperate to get their customers back on board. They are requiring that all their crews and customers be vaccinated. This requirement is not unreasonable. But their next effort at reassuring their…


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COVID – 2 Years and Counting

You’d have to be entombed along with Radames and Aida not to know what’s happened to the world secondary to a virus that found its way out of Wuhan China to the farthest reaches of the planet. My purpose is not to rehash the facts of the pandemic, but rather to consider why the world…


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What Really Happened in Wuhan – Book Review

Australian journalist Sharri Markson has written a book that seeks to find the source of the corona virus that has afflicted the world for more than two years. The subject has been so politicized from the very start such that any attempt to define its source will trouble many readers. Never has a medical and…


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Persistent Physical Symptoms Among French Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Association of Self-reported COVID-19 Infection and SARS-CoV-2 Serology Test Results With Persistent Physical Symptoms Among French Adults During the COVID-19 Pandemic is the prolix title of a study just published in the JAMA Internal Medicine. The paper’s abstract is below. Basically, it says that if the patient believes that he has been infected with the…


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Entire World Tests Positive For COVID

In a stunning announcement The White House in cooperation with the CDC, the NIH, and the American Kennel Club revealed that all 7.9 billion of the earth’s inhabitants had tested positive for the coronavirus. The sole exception to this finding of universal positivity was Tom Brady who is exempt from the laws that govern biology….


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Time to Stop Testing Asymptomatic Subjects

COVID has made everybody a medical expert. Politicians, investment advisors, journalists, TV newsreaders all are full of analysis and advice about the virus now comfortably settled in throughout most of the world. In general our leaders and opinion setters seem unable to deal rationally with an epidemic that has been with us for two years….


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COVID – The Omicron Variant

As is typical of current events, the press and our medical “experts” are having conniptions over the inevitable appearance of yet another variant of the coronavirus. The latest such variant, named omicron in a fit of political correctness, is causing more distress to the physicians employed by the press than a bout of malignant constipation….


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COVID Data – Geography and Obesity

Below are some data concerning the COVID outbreak. They mostly speak for themselves. Observe the striking difference in the countries of tropical Africa compared to the developed world. The Africans are mostly unvaccinated and not dying in contradistinction to the US, etc. Then look at the data from the US and India. Lastly, observe the…


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