Tag: flu

While the world waits for a covid19 vaccine, a nasal spray may also prevent infection according to the NY Times.

While the world waits for a covid19 vaccine, a nasal spray may also prevent infection according to the NY Times. Unless you have been living under a rock, you may have heard that both Pfizer and Moderna have a covid 19 vaccine that is being shown to be at least 90 percent effective at preventing covid19 infection. It is estimated that these vaccines may take months to produce and distribute, with the Pfizer vaccine also requiring a negative 75 degrees Celcius storage component.  This can be a problem as most placed that would administer the vaccine do not have this Read More »

An opinion on why today’s flu vaccine is a waste, and what we should administer instead.

  An opinion on why today’s flu vaccine is a waste, and what we should administer instead. Is the current flu vaccine bad public policy, that fails year after year to save lives.   Sure, you know the narrative, that children and older adults should have this vaccination that is based on 3-4 strains found in Asia the year before and we are using 50 year old methods to manufacturing it. True, the right strain of the flu can be deadly which will not help if they vaccinate the public with the wrong strains.   You can also be vaccinated by being in Read More »