Burden of Leadership – How to overcome COVID-19 in the United States of America

“How the structure and habits of democratic states, unless they are welded into larger organisms, lack those elements of persistence and conviction which alone can give security to humble masses…” Winston Churchill, The Gathering Storm The Apollo program which was the USA’s NASA program which was to take man to the moon wasn’t always popular.Continue reading “Burden of Leadership – How to overcome COVID-19 in the United States of America”

Interview with the Mayor of Frederick on COVID-19 and its impacts on the city

This is an interview with the Mayor of the city of Frederick (Maryland), Michael O’Connor. We discuss the challenges of COVID-19 and its effects Frederick, MD Stay in touch, email me and subscribe to my social media outlets

Regeneron’s new antibody cocktail therapy for high risk category patients proves effective

Regeneron has released their antibody cocktail for treating mild to severe cases of COVID-19. Their antibody cocktail consists of casirivimab and imdevimab both of which are monoclonal antibodies which when given together have been shown to have significant anti-viral activity against COVID-19 for patients who are in the high risk category (defined extensively here) forContinue reading “Regeneron’s new antibody cocktail therapy for high risk category patients proves effective”

mRNA vaccines: Concept of the future to reality in 8 months

mRNA vaccines were always a promise of the future. They would be easy to produce and can be made rather quickly. Not that long ago, the promise of an RNA vaccine coming into fruition was still a few years away, progress wasn’t slow but there was no urgency, we would take our time to studyContinue reading “mRNA vaccines: Concept of the future to reality in 8 months”

Maryland tightens grip on regs as COVID-19 surges

The following stats caused Gov. Hogan to tighten the regulations governing capacity in business and public venues to curb the case count: The largest number of Maryland cases were reported on 11.17.20 at around 2,149 cases.* The number of days where there were more than a 1,000 cases was 13. * The state remained atContinue reading “Maryland tightens grip on regs as COVID-19 surges”

Frederick County’s Mask Mandate and other changes!

According to the segment by NBC Washington News there is now a mask mandate in Frederick County both indoors and outdoors where a six foot distance cannot be maintained. This matter on late Thursday night by the Frederick County Health Department. In addition to this we got a definition of what the capacity limits areContinue reading “Frederick County’s Mask Mandate and other changes!”

Thoughts on Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine

It looks like more than just the CEO of Pfizer is happy about the news (he sold a lot of stock to celebrate) that a study conducted by them showed that their vaccine candidate was more than 90% effective. This is welcoming news in a world that is tired of the pandemic and the effectContinue reading “Thoughts on Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine”

Flu vaccine

While you wait for your COVID-19 shot, get your flu shot! Flu is a killer too. I got mine at CVS and it was free when I produced my insurance card. People ask me when a COVID vaccine’s going to be ready, I always reply with do you take the flu shot every year? BecauseContinue reading “Flu vaccine”