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‘I’m sorry, but it’s too late’: Alabama doctor on treating unvaccinated, dying COVID patients

Dennis Pillion at AL.com: Dr. Brytney Cobia said Monday that all but one of her COVID patients in Alabama did not receive the vaccine. The vaccinated patient, she said, just needed a little oxygen and is expected to fully recover. Some of the others are dying. “I’m admitting young healthy people to the hospital with […]

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Unvaccinated health workers are “unethical and appalling”

Beth Mole at ARS Technica: On Tuesday, seven health organizations—including the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, the Association for Professionals in Epidemiology and Infection, the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society—published a consensus statement, saying that “COVID-19 vaccination should be a condition of employment for all healthcare personnel.” Indeed.

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First Dose of Moderna

Today, my wife and I each got the first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Thanks Dolly! So far — some nine hours later — no side effects to speak of. The injection site feels about as sore as a seasonal flu shot makes you feel. I can tell you that, again, so far, this […]

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Remember when?

Oh how I long for the days when the so-called Conservatives were giving then-President Obama unmitigated hell over his handling, or supposed mishandling, of the 2014 Ebola outbreak. You remember that? Those were the days! There were 11 total cases in the United States — ELEVEN — and 2 deaths. Yeah, those were the days. […]

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Everything looks fine, until it isn’t fine.

Well, as Dr. Phil Plaitt (aka The Bad Astronomer) states below, this video is very, very good at explaining why we don’t see this stuff until it’s too late, and why early action gets called overreaction. Dr. Joe Hanson (of It’s Okay to Be Smart) explains in very easy to understand terms. Hey folks. Confused […]

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Snopes: Is This Timeline of Trump’s Coronavirus Responses Accurate?

What’s True The statements on this list are all correctly attributed to President Trump.

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A New Symptom of COVID-19 May be Appearing

The Tennessean by way of USA Today: A loss of a sense of smell or taste may be a symptom of COVID-19, medical groups representing ear, nose and throat specialists have warned. Citing a growing number of cases around the globe, the American Academy of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery and ENT UK each […]

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Nashville Announces First Coronavirus Death

BREAKINGCoronavirus In Tennessee: Metro Nashville Announces First Coronavirus Death https://t.co/73Ayl6SEvN — WPLN News – Nashville Public Radio (@WPLN) March 21, 2020

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Is this coffee or vodka?

As this site’s masthead indicates, my profession is that of a software engineer. Our group has been working remotely for almost a week at this point. This was shared with our group by a colleague, who said a friend of his created it. Enjoy!

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Wash Your Lyrics

I guess we’ve all see the handwashing directions with song lyrics, but here’s a website that will let you create your own chart with your choice of song lyrics! Here’s my choice, I Will Survive by Gloria Gaynor:

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