Posts by MKearns 2219
August 30, 2020
Learning and adaptability is key to world development going forward from masking techniques to interior works.On the world stage the major concern is vaccine development for Covid 19, The last six months have been fraught with missteps and delay in wrestling with this pandemic The world community has been caught unprepared for this occurrence.One significant trait is encapsulated in the three steps forward, two steps backward nature in the US. Area after steps has opened restaurants and celebr
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August 22, 2020
With the worldwide pandemic as a backdrop, the world is looking to the United States as a leader in navigating solutions to Covid 19. Not only in the US but worldwide individuals and groups are engaged with recognizing and working with this epidemic.For me and for many of us Covid is a lifetime event and a learning experience. I was born in 1944. That enabled me to miss WW II and the Great Depression. I was too young for Korea and was involved in pursuits that put me on the other side of the pl
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As the backwash effect of Covid 19 continues, experts everywhere are putting their hopes on an effective vaccine as the only hope for a light at the end of a long tunnel. Forward thinking researchers have constructed a table of most promising candidates. They are shown here:.https://labblog.uofmhealth.org/rounds/top-5-covid-19-vaccine-candidates-explainedA positive aspect in the US toward leading the world out of this abyss is the cross thinking of research personnel and their ideas which help
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August 08, 2020
An endless loop. Thank G-- for GIFs.It's time to inject a little vaccine of humor into an exasperating situation Best wishes to all fr the relief we've all been waiting for!
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August 04, 2020
As the weeks and months go by the entire planet is in a quandary of unimaginable depth...Predicting the direction of an epidemic is a major challenge. Likewise, predicting the course of an epidedemicc from an emerging virus is more so. It doesn't help that our emotions get in the way hoping still for a workable solution that flies in the face of recurrent data.As this phenomenon of 2020 continues, it is being attacked with countless approaches to gain an understanding. From this determination w
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As is more and more common, COVID 19 is so big a beast we can't get our lives unwrapped from it. Every day I hear about it so much, I get sick of it. I am fortunate enough to live in Maryland USA. Our governor has adopted a "measured" approach to the pandemic. That is to say build a little, test a little and take actions one step at a time. That is exactly what this beast requires. Some areas have opened theaters and other large meeting areas again. Due to recurrent outbreak spikes,.only too q
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There's never been a year in our lifetime like 2020! I follow the covid outbreaks in the us daily. One thing that regretfully is standing out is the number of resurgent infections or new cases in areas that have been recently declared "safe" Many areas are having to shutter down and shelter in homes again.The feature image represents a recent posting on the Las Vegas strip. There is resentment on wearing masks. However, this is a necessary clothing item of the 3rd decade of the 21st century! T
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In the US, the governors of the respective state have been given the privilege of delegated power the deal with the Covid pandemic. Each day and each jurisdiction has a different scenario for resolution.In Maryland and many other sites, recovery plans are in effect. The current plan is composed of three recovery states (phases) these stages I feature allowing people out of their homes the isolated activities such as hiking, stargazing, etc. The criteria involves minimal contact. We are in the p
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As we in the United States enter the first summer season in over a century (the flu epidemic of 1918) with a major pandemic in our midst, its time to consider how things have changed. The last several weeks and the indefinite future show turmoil and confusion.The vulnerability breach--China's Hebei prvinceThe Chinese are calling on their ancient knack of walling of their society with Beijing, the capitol.in quarantine. The "forbidden city has enlarged its grip on the entire planet. In many way
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May 01, 2020
I check the following site as part of my daily routine. A non promotional service sponsored by the Washington Post as a daily forum of information.https://covid19updates.online/During these unusual times, I find it necessary to have a road map daily of the status ofResearchMedical updatesPolitical daily opinions and controversial tug of warThe latest daily optimism and pessimism on the virusUpdated daily figures showing initial infections, recoveries and deaths by all countries globallyNew ele
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