Tag Archives: COVID-19

Open Thread | Been Looking For A COVID Story Like This

I have been wondering if these people existed. At the very least, they were needed to help study COVID. ……………………….. He unknowingly had Covid-19. Now his blood contains rare antibodies. “The truth is I could come up with no real … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Lord, Grant Me the Confidence of a Mediocre White Man😒

I mean it. I have been reading a COVID-19 daily post over at Balloon Juice since March. That doesn’t mean that I can step to the people who have been studying and preparing for A COVID-19 like disease their professional … Continue reading

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Open Thread | This Deliberate Malice Can’t Be A Surprise

So,I am reading this. Breaking NYT: Trump officials passed when Pfizer offered in late summer to sell the U.S. government additional doses of its COVID vaccine. Now Pfizer may not be able to provide more vaccine to the U.S. until … Continue reading

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Open Thread | PLEASE Use Common Sense….STAY HOME!

I must admit- I haven’t been this terrified since the beginning of the pandemic. I get the notifications, telling me how many COVID cases there are in my state, and I grow more frightened everyday. I don’t go out. My … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Just One Story of 200,000

As this disease has ravaged this country, it’s easy for the death toll to just be numbers. But, they were people, like you and me, and their lives had meaning. COVID-19 and what happened to this gentleman because of the … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Some COVID-19 Thoughts

Some different voices about COVID-19:   Epidemiologically speaking, it seems unwise to me to assume there is pre-, post- or #COVID19 era. It would seem preferable to deal with #COVID19 as one of the many threats to health/life, in an … Continue reading

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Open Thread | So…..What Is Herd Immunity?

What in the Demon Hell is Herd Immunity?😠 Andy Slavitt will explain.   COVID Update September 6: There’s a lot of Twitter mansplaining about herd immunity. Here’s what it means. 1/ — Andy Slavitt @ 🏡 (@ASlavitt) September 6, 2020 … Continue reading

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Open Thread | What We Can Do As A Society

More COVID-19 wisdom from Andy Slavitt:     COVID Update August 2: If someone told you, you could save somebody’s life, your answer would be what do I have to do? — Andy Slavitt @ 🏡 (@ASlavitt) August 2, 2020 … Continue reading

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Open Thread | More From Andy Slavitt

Mr. Slavitt brings truth:   COVID Update July 23: If you don’t know many people who have Coronavirus, its because you don’t know the people who pick the food you eat. Yes many of the people getting sick are working … Continue reading

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Open Thread | What Are the Health Ramifications for the SURVIVORS of COVID-19?

So many think that COVID-19 is like the flu. IT👏IS👏NOT👏LIKE👏THE👏FLU👏 Read this Twitter feed:     So, we've all been focused on the now, the short-term effects of #SARSCoV2 and the acute health impact of #COVID19, but what are we … Continue reading

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