Month: April 2020


This is an interactive socio-political simulator created by Harvard, Georgia Tech and Boston hospitals.   Unlike an epidemiological simulator, you make decisions on intervention methods – minimal, current, or lockdown.  The model will show the projected results of your decision. Read more…


Now is not the time to quit smoking. “Smoke ‘um if you got ‘um.  Empirical evidence derived from a study of studies published in PubMed indicates smoking reduces lung injury by a coronavirus.  “More recent analyses suggest that up-regulation of Read more…


Reduced ACE-2 is a known factor in respiratory distress. (Attached paper) Removing ACE-2 is not an option.  The University of Leicester has made a protein-expressing ACE-2’ receptors.  Flooding the body with these faux targets will result in virus particles attaching to Read more…


https://www.cnn.com/2020/04/23/health/seniors-elderly-coronavirus-symptoms-wellness-partner/index.html


Guess what is soon going to be in short supply. Or are there Chinese scientists saying amongst themselves “what cure should ‘suggest’ to the Americans next?” “Smoking banana peel worked before, let’s tell them it’s also a cure for Covid-19.“ Read more…


The scoop on how contact tracing software will work. It’s not giving away any more information than what Google, Facebook, Cellular Providers, and the US and Chinese governments already know. https://www.engadget.com/apple-google-contact-tracing-explainer-170056298.html Al


This is a chart out of a paper titled“Identifying common pharmacotherapies associated with reduced COVID-19 morbidity using electronic health records” Ibuprofen tops the chart with Valacyclovir (treats herpes) second and naproxen sodium third.  Zinc supplements have also been said to Read more…


Still the best source for information.  Slow to load but if you select one of the field selectors, it will load that page and register you into the system.  You have to be patient when moving around the map as Read more…


Good explanation of ACE-2’s role and University of Leicester’s research.  There may not be a vaccine in the near future but we may be able to reduce the severity of COVID-19’s attack.  Bring it down to flu levels of mortality – Read more…


It ain’t what you thought,  but I won’t spoil the ending.    https://marker.medium.com/what-everyones-getting-wrong-about-the-toilet-paper-shortage-c812e1358fe0