Severe Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccine Close Schools in Michigan, Ohio and New York

Severe Reactions to COVID-19 Vaccine Close Schools in Michigan, Ohio and New York

Schools in three states, Michigan, Ohio and New York were forced to close for a day last month after school staff could not work due to severe side effects from COVID-19 vaccinations. Schools in Alma and Ithaca, Michigan were closed on Feb. 16, 2021 because the majority of the teachers had experienced side effects after […]

WHO Issues New Guidance for Determining PCR Test Results

WHO Issues New Guidance for Determining PCR Test Results

There is a scene in the 1982 movie Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, in which Captain Kirk is asked by Lieutenant Saavik, “The Kobyashi Maru, sir. … On the test, sir, will you tell me what you did? I’d really like to know.” Dr. McCoy interjects: “Lieutenant, you are looking at the only Star […]

Hammerin’ Hank’s COVID-19 Vaccination: A “Double-Edged Sword”?

Hammerin’ Hank’s COVID-19 Vaccination: A “Double-Edged Sword”?

When baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron was given a COVID-19 vaccination at Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta, Georgia on Jan. 5, 2021, it came across as an event meant to encourage other people, particularly African-Americans, to also get vaccinated. Shortly after getting Moderna’s experimental mRNA-1273 vaccine, Aaron told The Associated Press, “[Getting vaccinated] […]

How Sweden Dealt With Coronavirus: Are There Lessons for the U.S.?

It looks like the world we lost. Cafes and restaurants full, people relaxed, no face masks, no panic. I have to say, honestly, I’m glad I’m here… in comparison with what I’m watching my family go through in the U.S. I would say they’re pretty much hands off here in Sweden, as opposed to hands […]