Tag: covid19

Can I safely go maskless? Here is what science tells us.

Can I safely go maskless? Here is what science tells us. As covid-19 becomes endemic, can we safely remove our masks on airplanes and in crowded spaces? An elderly patient today was just beginning to go out and experience the world again and realized she needed a chiropractic visit after a self-imposed lockdown. Many people stayed away from living normally due to fear of covid-19.  Most of these fears were amplified by the news, isolation, like-minded others, and the resulting PTSD. She had been fully vaccinated which affords a good level of protection from serious covid disease. People are realizing Read More »

Covid precautions; do they work? According to the NY Times, the data may surprise you.

Covid precautions; do they work? According to the NY Times, the data may surprise you. Mask here, but not there.   Get your vaccine now.  Maintain Social distance while in line. Most of us are tired of this and the majority of Americans have been vaccinated with many also being boosted. There are often stark differences when your state is politically blue or red and both will tell you they are right.   Depending on the echo chamber you are listening to, the truth is that this pandemic has schooled us in ways that the CDC or scientists haven’t been able to. Read More »

Did you lose your sense of smell after a Covid19 infection? Scientists tell us why.

Did you lose your sense of smell after a Covid19 infection? Scientists tell us why. By now, most of us had exposure to Covid19 and some took a long time to regain their sense of taste and smell. If you were affected, scientists are now understanding why according to the NY Times. Check out the latest on this from the NY Times below How the Coronavirus Steals the Sense of Smell The virus does not infect nerve cells that detect odors, researchers have found. Instead, it attacks nearby supporting cells. By Roni Caryn Rabin March 2, 2022 Few of Covid-19’s Read More »

Immunity from covid variants, natural immunity to covid variants and future immunity according to the latest science.

Immunity from covid variants, natural immunity to covid variants, and future immunity according to the latest science. All animals have evolved over thousands of years to help them withstand their own environments.   Our immune systems are one of the results of this evolution. Once our body fights something off with the development of antibodies and other immunological elements, it will continue to fight it off and remember it for years to come. With covid19, those who had the virus developed natural immunity to it. While some of us may have had it more than once due to variants, the majority Read More »

Your next covid vaccine may avoid the shot in the arm.

Your next covid vaccine may avoid the shot in the arm. The numbers for covid-19 and its variants have been going way down as quickly as they began a few months ago mirroring other areas of the world. Governors of different states are beginning to loosen masking restrictions, with the NJ Governor relaxing school restrictions starting in March.   The idea is to follow science rather than politics which is appropriate.  In any pandemic, the road to endemic status is to normalize the existence of the infection and recognize that most of us now have immunity from vaccines, naturally or both. Read More »