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

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”

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”