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Ignorant protestors don’t scare this virus

By Debbie Moore-Black, RN They scream and holler and march. Open up the U.S. This is a hoax. On the contrary, coronavirus is deadly. Invisible, the virus makes its trek across the world. Nurses and doctors and respiratory therapists are being named heroes. Signs and banners and free meals and cookies and doughnuts and loads […]

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Why Covid-19 is so much worse than the flu

By Brian Resnick Early on in the coronavirus pandemic, the question on many people’s minds was: “Isn’t this disease like the flu?” Covid-19 is a respiratory disease with some symptoms that resemble those of the seasonal flu, like fever and cough. New evidence in the form of blood tests conducted in New York show that […]

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Is the Covid-19 virus really less deadly than the common flu? Questions and answers

By Anthony J. Castiglia, M.D. After reviewing the various information on the Covid-19 virus issues, I am submitting this opinion based on the content herein. The opinion is not to denigrate information currently gathered but rather to motivate inquiries to substantiate the content of the information. Due to the overwhelming information that one receives via […]

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Scientific debate about coronavirus turns ‘tribal’ as some researchers are demonized

By Vinay Prasad and Jeffrey S. Flier When major decisions must be made amid high scientific uncertainty, as is the case with Covid-19, we can’t afford to silence or demonize professional colleagues with heterodox views. Even worse, we can’t allow questions of science, medicine, and public health to become captives of tribalized politics. Today, more […]

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Looking for true character? Consider the crew of this World War II B-17 bomber

By Ed Konderla I have been disheartened by how many expats post articles on these pages that appear to me to reflect weak, selfish characters. Characters you don’t expect mature people to have after living abundant lives full of opportunity that most of us have had living in the U.S. Especially in contrast to the […]

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Where did it all go wrong? Don’t be duped – think it out for yourself

By John Keeble Hey, Daddy, what did you do in The Great Pandemic of 2020? Well, son, I stayed at home, drank a lot of wine, and thought. But, Daddy, couldn’t you have done something more important than think? Actually, son, no. Thinking was the most important thing that most of us could do. While […]

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Covid-19 pandemic is not a ‘black swan’ author says; Governments should have been prepared

By Bernard Avishai Nassim Nicholas Taleb is “irritated,” he told Bloomberg Television on March 31, whenever the coronavirus pandemic is referred to as a “black swan,” the term he coined for an unpredictable, rare, catastrophic event, in his best-selling 2007 book of that title. “The Black Swan” was meant to explain why, in a networked […]

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