Virtual Covid Information Workshop Scheduled
Dr. Thomas Bader will present the latest information about Covid at a virtual workshop.Project Self-Sufficiency. Dr. Thomas Bader will present the latest information about the coronavirus and discuss variants, vaccines, and the impact of the virus on pregnancy in a virtual, interactive workshop hosted by Project Self-Sufficiency on Tuesday, May 17th, 6:00 p.m. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions at the end of the presentation. The free presentation is part of a monthly series offered through Zoom which is open to the public; interested attendees should call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500 for log-in details.
Hepatitis In Children Remains A Mystery, 5 Dead
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has launched a wider investigation in the US related to the acute liver disease effecting pediatric populations since fall of 2021. A dozen states have reported hepatitis cases independent of the normal causes. In most of the children, adenovirus tests were positive.
Vice President Kamala Harris Tests Positive for Coronavirus
Coronavirus is making its way through the White House.(franckreporter/iStock) As of Tuesday, Vice President Kamala Harris has tested positive for the coronavirus. This news comes only days after the current division between the Vice President and President Joe Biden came into question.
The last time I ventured out in public without a mask, someone spat in my face
Thanks, but no thanks. If I'm in public, I'll be wearing a mask. In early 2020, when many people adopted a face mask as part of their everyday attire, I wore both a face mask and a plastic face shield.
Mystery Liver Disease Seen In Children In The U.S. And Europe
A small, but telling, number of cases of pediatric hepatitis have been documented in the U.S. and parts of Europe. So far, there are 74 cases in the U.K., with similar cases in Spain, Ireland and the U.S.. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), case reporting will likely gain momentum in the coming days are doctors face new challenges in evolving infectious diseases.
Pinellas County releases COVID-19 after-action report
Report outlines County pandemic response and lessons learned. Today, Pinellas County released its Coronavirus (COVID-19) County Response After Action Report, which details the County’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and highlights lessons learned for future disaster response efforts.
Oxfam reveals top 10 billionaires DOUBLED their wealth while inequality kills 1 person every 4 seconds
The wealth of the world’s 10 richest men has doubled since the pandemic began. The incomes of 99% of humanity are worse off because of COVID-19. Widening economic, gender, and racial inequalities — as well as the inequality that exists between countries — are tearing our world apart.
Medical Experts Discuss Latest Information about Covid
Project Self-Sufficiency will host a virtual information session about the coronavirus featuring Dr. Thomas Bader.Project Self-Sufficiency. Dr. Thomas Bader will present the latest information about the coronavirus and discuss variants, vaccines, and the impact of the virus on pregnancy in a virtual, interactive workshop hosted by Project Self-Sufficiency on Tuesday, April 19th, noon. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions at the end of the presentation. The free presentation is part of a monthly series offered through Zoom which is open to the public; interested attendees should call Project Self-Sufficiency at 973-940-3500 for log-in details.
Current Long-COVID Statistics Are Missing the Background Prevalence
Pinpointing the true estimate of long-Covid prevalence from asymptomatic, non-severe, and severe Covid-19. In one of the most extensive and latest long-Covid meta-analyses to date, scientists Chen et al. at the University of Michigan School of Public Health, U.S. synthesized data from 34 studies and computed that the global prevalence of long-Covid stood at 43% of Covid-positive cases. This number has been cited invariousnewsoutlets covering long-Covid.
New COVID Variant Reaches Sonoma County
COVID Variant Reaches Sonoma CountyPhoto by Laura James. With new illnesses continuing to drop and masking requirements at schools set to end after Friday, the two year COVID nightmare is over, or perhaps not.
A student with immunocompromised grandpa says a staffer at DeSantis' event told him to remove his mask or get off camera
A student who lives with an immunocompromised grandfather has come forward to reveal that a staffer from the event where Governor DeSantis' admonished students for wearing masks told him to remove his facemask or allegedly "get off the camera".
Low-income Americans could be in crisis when the public health mandate ends due to the loss of their Medicaid benefits
Lower income-earning Americans could be in a health insurance crisis in April due to the end of the public health emergency, and this will see many lose their Medicaid benefits, a report has found.
Immunocompromised? A new drug can protect you from COVID-19
A new drug can protect people 12 and up with weak immune systems from COVID-19. But many who need it do not know where to get it. Vaccines are extremely effective against severe illness from COVID-19. But immunocompromised people may need more protection. Evusheld combines two coronavirus antibody treatments. The FDA says people can receive the drug if they:
A unique gene variant has been identified that protects from severe COVID-19 infection
Recently, in a work published in Nature Genetics, it was shown that a specific protective gene variant protects us from the severe repercussions of the coronavirus infection. Since the start of the current pandemic, scientists have been focused on better understanding the genetics of the virus and how human genetics affect the severity of the COVID-19 infection.
Study: Scientists close to a ‘universal’ flu vaccine that will help us be prepared for the next pandemic
In 2019 when the COVID-19 hit us, we were unprepared. Nobody expected the virus to destroy our health, economy, and everything we worked hard for. The only hope remaining was that the world was rooting for a vaccine: the only way we could quickly resume our lives. Despite facing a new virus, the scientists did not have to start the vaccine development from scratch. Decades worth of research had already developed drugs to curb the influenza spread rate.
NYC Subway Mask Advertising
An entire NYC subway car is filled with mask advertising.
The Biden Administration is mailing you a free Covid test, with over 500 million tests set for dispensation to Americans
The Biden Administration will be mailing Americans 500 million free Covid-19 tests, a move that has been described by health experts as "little too late" given that the tests were in demand during the early stages of the Omicron wave.