Tag: covid19

Was that covid19 positive test valid?

Was that covid19 positive test valid? By now, many of us have experienced a covid19 positive test.  The most common one is the swab placed deep in the sinus cavity. You may have taken the test because you had symptoms or perhaps, you were exposed at work and you just wanted to check and make sure you do not infect others. Covid19 has many of us on high alert since for a small portion of the population, it can be deadly.  Recently, the CDC had said that only 6 percent of those who died from covid19 may have had complications Read More »

Are we almost at Herd Immunity for Covid19? This is what scientists now believe.

Are we almost at Herd Immunity for Covid19? This is what scientists now believe. Herd Immunity means you have reached a level that protects most of us from becoming ill from a virus or other infective agents. Currently, researchers have in the past believed you must achieve immunity levels of 70% for the population to be immune. More than a dozen scientists are now rethinking this age-old idea.  There is a growing belief that Herd Immunity can be achieved at only 50% of the population developing resistance to the infective agent. In the case of covid19, we must look at Read More »

Unconventional Treatment for Covid19 that is safe, and is being studied for its effectiveness.

Unconventional Treatment for Covid19 that is safe, and is being studied for its effectiveness. Covid19 is likely to resolve on its own for most of us, leaving us ill for a few days.  The illness can vary from becoming very ill which is what we read or hear about in the news, mild or you may never have symptoms. This unconventional treatment has been to have promising results.  A reliable source states that when used together, it resolves covid19 infections quickly and without side effects. If you are asymptomatic, you are not thinking of treatment however, if you have one Read More »

Sweden decided to stay open with its own covid19 approach. So far, this approach is not going so well according to the NY Times.

Sweden decided to stay open with its own covid19 approach. So far, this approach is not going so well according to the NY Times. In NJ, the music stopped when Governor Murphy shut down the state and told everyone to stay home.  Businesses closed, people filed for unemployment benefits and the long quarantine had begun. Sweden decided to try another approach of staying open while ensuring the safety of the most vulnerable.  Restaurants and gyms stayed open, people went along with their normal lives as the virus and its effects took hold. Today, NJ has reopened although the governor has Read More »

A false positive covid19 test? Here’s my story

A false positive covid19 test? Here’s my story If you listen to the experts, we are under testing the public for Covid19.   While it is true that we are doing more tests than ever in the USA, it is also true that many countries have handled the outbreak much better than we have in the USA. Initially, we were just testing those with symptoms however now, it is being suggested we test everyone since there is a latency stage where the virus can be transmitted when the person has no symptoms.  It is also true that many people may have Read More »