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What Will Happen after Omicron?

What Will Happen after Omicron?

Now that new cases of the pandemic are declining, the question is: what will happen after Omicron? The infection specialists do not have the answer. Some say that with more people vaccinated and people getting less severe symptoms the pandemic may come to an end. But others point out
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Booster Vaccines and What it Means to be Fully Vaccinated

Booster Vaccines and What it Means to be Fully Vaccinated

The US CDC recently commented about booster vaccines and what it means to be fully vaccinated. Notably, three large studies from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention became available and were reviewed by CNN. As an illustration, I am summarizing their findings below. It i
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The Continuation of the Covid Pandemic

The Continuation of the Covid Pandemic

Recently CNN interviewed an infection specialist about the continuation of the Covid pandemic. CNN asked Dr. Jonathan Reiner, professor of medicine and surgery at George Washington University several questions. The questions centered around the future of the pandemic, particularly in
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Are Booster Vaccines necessary for Covid-19 Prevention

Are Booster Vaccines necessary for Covid-19 Prevention

As the Delta variant is galloping through the US, the question comes up “are booster vaccines necessary for Covid-19 prevention”. The CDC ruled in the week of August 9, 2021 that immunocompromised people should receive a third dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. The Gamma globulin
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Immune Response following the Pfizer Vaccine Lasts Much Longer

Immune Response following the Pfizer Vaccine Lasts Much Longer

New research with lymph node biopsies showed that the immune response following the Pfizer vaccine lasts much longer than previously assumed. This publication is based on a research paper date June 29, 2021 in Nature. US researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. L
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New Malaria Vaccine Is Promising

New Malaria Vaccine Is Promising

Notably, Oxford University completed a phase II clinical trial that showed that a new malaria vaccine is promising. Marketly, it had an efficacy of 77% in 450 children with an age of between 5 and 17 months. It is important to realize that clinicians conducted this clinical trial in A
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There is no Thimerosal in the New Covid-19 Vaccine

There is no Thimerosal in the New Covid-19 Vaccine

It is important to realize that contrary to anti-vaxxers’ statements there is no thimerosal in the new Covid-19 vaccine. In the past the multiple user vials of flu vaccines did have thimerosal in it as a preservative. Thimerosal is a mercury containing preservative and the legitimate
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How Nutrients Strengthen the Immune System against Viruses

How Nutrients Strengthen the Immune System against Viruses

The Archives of Physiology and Biochemistry published a review explaining how nutrients strengthen the immune system against viruses. The researchers reviewed 51 articles, many of them randomized clinical trials and meta analyses. Notably, the following results identified what the imm
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How the Pfizer Covid-19 Vaccine Works

How the Covid-19 Vaccine Works

Pfizer recently announced their vaccine is 90% effective, so I thought I explain how the Covid-19 vaccine works. There is a wide variety of RNA viruses The West Nile virus belongs there, so does the hepatitis A and C virus. Poliovirus, the Corona viruses (SARS, Covid-19 coronavirus),
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Will Herd Immunity Slow the Covid-19 Coronavirus?

Will Herd Immunity Eventually Slow the Covid-19 Coronavirus?

With many people dying from coronavirus infections, the question is, will herd immunity eventually slow the spread of Covid-19 coronavirus? A large study from Spain is giving us a cautious answer. Spain was one of the European countries most affected by the pandemic. Researchers were
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