The number of new coronavirus cases continues to plummet, as does the number of Americans hospitalized with symptoms. Deaths have also begun to decline. And the number of daily vaccination shots has nearly tripled over the last month.
It’s been a long time since the virus news was as encouraging as it i…[Read more]
And to clarify the point, these are patients who previously recovered from the Covid19 commonly circulating for past months.
These people who previously were believed to now have immunity then are reinfected by the new variants. The concept of an “Immunity Passport” based on a positive antibody test was believed would exempt them from mas…[Read more]
On the Cook County Health Department registry they offered only the Moderna and Phizer, but only as a second dose. First doses are currently unavailable. A person’s choice may be limited to what is available. Take it or leave it.
I will be traveling to a Walgreens some 200 miles from home for the first dose.
The fact of the matter is, RAGBRAI is held on public roads, paid for with public money, and open to the public. The police can direct traffic but cannot exclude people who don’t happen to have a wristband. RAGBRAI may refuse sag services to un registered riders, and may try to tell vendors not to sell to them as well, but a vendor who only h…[Read more]
Governor Reynolds action to remove Covid19 related controls on Super Bowl Sunday was celebrated by 3 groups. The bar owners, the customers, and the covid viruses. Well, we don’t know that the covid critters could understand or appreciate their good fortune.
But in so doing, the Governor may have set in m…[Read more]
Perhaps you should read the Des Moines Register editorial from February 7. The DMR apparently does not share your view. Your just fairly certain but the DMR characterizes her action was the inexplicable and irresponsible move which flies in the face of advice from every credible public health expert in the country. So what is the ample data…[Read more]
Dieter Drake joined the discussion floating the idea of helmet stickers and staggered times. Almost everyone else sees the holes and administrative problems in this. Sometimes these ideas are thrown out out there in an open meeting forum to test the ideas and gauge the temperature.
Enough people have already weighed in with some form of…[Read more]
Take a few steps back to a national perspective. RAGBRAI exists because it is operated and funded by the Des Moines Register. As the name implies, the DMR is located within one of these so called “socialist republics” where science apparently takes precedence over the magical thinking of the gover…[Read more]
South Africa halted use of the AstraZeneca-Oxford coronavirus vaccine on Sunday after evidence emerged that the vaccine did not protect clinical-trial participants from mild or moderate illness caused by the more contagious virus variant that was first seen there.