Too Little. Too Late.

At last, the end is in sight.  No, I am not referring to the Covid-19 pandemic. I am referring to 2020, the year that gave birth to a new vocabulary for Americans, including such terms as pandemic fatigue, Covid deniers, mask refusers, stimulus package, and excess mortality. We have Continue reading “Too Little. Too Late.”

Burnt Out

One of the many Intensive Care Unit (ICU) attending physicians in a Midwestern state was being interviewed on Monday about the current state of affairs at his and surrounding hospitals. He was quite articulate. He described the patient census in the ICUs and the changes in bed designation Continue reading “Burnt Out”

At Last a Vaccine — Maybe

Pfizer Pharmaceuticals and BioNTech announced the development of a vaccine that offered 90% efficacy against the Covid-19 virus, and Americans were dancing in the streets. Actually, they were dancing in the streets for reasons unrelated to this vaccine news, but the vaccine news Continue reading “At Last a Vaccine — Maybe”