Fall hasn’t even arrived yet, but some US schools are already announcing closures during the sixth month of the coronavirus pandemic. On Sunday, news broke that a Georgia school district announced it will close a third high school after 25… Read More ›
There has been much concern recently concerning the quality of the drinking water in Delray Beach, Florida. We purchased a simple, highly rated test kit we bought on Amazon from On4Home. Disclaimer: Our test was not done at a location… Read More ›
In another reversal for travelers looking to enjoy the beaches of the Caribbean, the U.S. Virgin Islands (USVI) are now off limits for Americans. The U.S. territory had opened itself to mainland American travellers; however, in an abrupt reversal USVI… Read More ›
A new study released yesterday, August 11, 2020, from Standford Medicine found that people who eat plant-based burgers instead of beef burgers helped their cardiovascular health. This small study backs up dozens of previous studies showing the health benefits of… Read More ›
Sweden’s top epidemiologist Anders Tegnell says a massive decline in COVID-19 cases shows “the Swedish strategy is working.” Is he right?
At a press conference last week, Anders Tegnell said a massive decline in new COVID-19 cases shows Sweden’s “lighter touch” strategy is doing what it was designed to do.
“It really is yet another sign that the Swedish strategy is working,” Tegnell, Sweden’s top epidemiologist, said. “It is possible to slow contagion fast with the measures we are taking in Sweden.”
In the summer of 2019, Elon Musk held his Neuralink project’s launch event and on August 28, 2020, he will reveal more of what the company has been working on. Neuralink was formed in 2016 with the ambition of directly linking a human brain to an AI-enabled computer – basically a brain-machine interface (BMI).
While most were not confident that over next year, the U.S. economy, 58% were confident or optimistic about their future personal finances. 65% of respondents felt confident or optimistic about their personal job security, but strangely, 65% also were worried or uncertain about the U.S. unemployment rate over the next year.
We are in for a week or so of back and forth in and outside of Congress and U.S. Senate Republican introduce their CARES ACT Part Deux. Since we are in an election year, expect some grandstanding, hyperbolic soundbites, and vitriol.
So, taking all this data in, it is clear there is no consensus, regardless of what people are saying, it is more important to look at unbiased data, regarding the efficacy on masks regarding viruses and especially relating to COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2. To be frank, when I started this story a few days ago I had expected different results and was surprised, and disappointed, we do not have better data at this point.
Yesterday, July 24, 2020, President Donald Trump signed an executive order to force the prices on some drugs down without regard to the laws of supply and demand or allowing the free market to determine the proper price for each drug.