Things have been looking pretty good for my immune system since I last checked in. Those pesky spike proteins seem to have gone away, and my immune system is presumably standing down, tapering off the number of anti-spike antibodies in my system. It will leave a few of them around, just in case, but for the most part, the invasion seems to be over. Perhaps there's no need for … [Read more...] about Onslaught!
My wife and I got our first dose of the Pfizer vaccine about a week and a half ago. According to the Phase 3 trial results, enough time has now passed since the first dose for vaccinated people's incidence of symptomatic COVID-19 to begin diverging from the unvaccinated population.I don't feel any different, but if I understand correctly -- full disclosure: I may not, so … [Read more...] about Invaders v.s. Antibodies: Dawn of Immunity
I admit I haven't been closely following the progress of Biden's pandemic stimulus bill in Congress, because the back-and-forth arguments exceeded my tolerance for tedium. Nevertheless, I don't think a stimulus is what we need.Let me start by saying that what we need most from a pandemic relief bill is things that make the pandemic stop. More vaccine, more PPE, more … [Read more...] about We Don’t Need a Stimulus