Science Behind COVID and Diet-Related Disease Largely Overlooked by U.S.
Nations outside of the United States are working to tackle what science has repeatedly shown: there is a link between life-style related disease and the risk of COVID-19 and resulting complications. Meanwhile, the U.S. government and health officials keep the COVID conversation fueled surrounding vaccine mandates and mask enforcement, with little to no mention of […]
Are Vaccine Passports a Good Idea?
With more than 50 million people having now received their first dose of the [COVID-19] vaccine, there are questions about how proof of a vaccination could give people more freedom both at home and, indeed, abroad. Messaging from the government on the possibility of so-called vaccine passports has been mixed. The Foreign Secretary’s suggestion on […]
AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine Not Recommended for People Over 65 in Germany
Health officials in Germany have cautioned that the AstraZeneca/Oxford University COVID-19 vaccine (AZD1222) should not be given to people over the age of 65. Germany’s disease control agency, the Robert Koch Institute, only recommends the shot for people between the ages of 18-64 after concluding that there is not enough data available to determine whether the […]
Understanding PCR Tests for Coronavirus
Opinion | From the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, the clarion call has been to test, test and test some more. However, right from the start, serious questions arose about the tests being used to diagnose this infection, and questions have only multiplied since then. Positive reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) tests have been […]