Category Archives: Health Care

Is he trying to kill us?

Is he trying to kill us? We know from Bob Woodward’s book that President Trump knew the danger, but ignored it. Few precautions were taken until the pandemic exploded on the West Coast and in NYS. He stopped cooperating with … Continue reading

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Who decides about experimental drugs?

This article on Covid 19 was written by Arthur Ahrens of Branchport and is published here with permission. Views expressed by contributors are their own. When I get sick, I follow my doctor’s recommendations. As everyoneshould. Science Rules! But science … Continue reading

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Mortality Rates

This article on Covid 19 was written by Arthur Ahrens of Branchport and is published here with permission. Views expressed by contributors are their own.   The 1918 flu epidemic, the so-called Spanish flu, killed 675,000 people in the US … Continue reading

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Two interesting interviews

She Calls Her Opponent a ‘Racist,’ He Calls Her a ‘Radical’: Catching Up With Tracy Mitrano J.D. ’95 By Amanda H. Cronin and Alec Giufurta She Calls Her Opponent a ‘Racist,’ He Calls Her a ‘Radical’: Catching Up With Tracy Mitrano J.D. ’95 … Continue reading

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H.R. 6800 HEROS Act

H.R. 6800 Health and Economic Recovery Omnibus Emergency Solutions Act or the HEROES Act CRS Summary: This bill responds to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) outbreak and its impact on the economy, public health, state and local governments, individuals, … Continue reading

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Social Distancing

Counties in the Southern Tier are receiving failing grades for social distancing based on human mobility data, which derives how much people are traveling and gathering based on cellphone data. County Grade Avg. Mobility Non-Essential Visits Encounters Density Chemung D- … Continue reading

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Testing

To allow the recovery to begin, the United States must implement the kind of strategy that other countries have used to defeat the coronavirus. … Yet so far the country has failed to do so.–Robinson Meyer writing in The Atlantic. … Continue reading

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Covid cases in and around NY-23

  Covid cases in and around NY-23 County 3-27 3-28 3-29 3-30 3-31 4-1 4-3 4-4 4-6 Broome 18 23 29 35 38 42 56 65 86 Chemung 11 12 15 20 22 35 36 49 55 Erie 219 318 … Continue reading

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It’s up to us

I can make policy, but will the people comply? — Gov. Cuomo I’m a cheerleader — DJT The virus will decide — Dr. Fauci President Trump can’t restart the economy, that’s up to us. Retail stores won’t open if customers … Continue reading

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Is it dangerous to live or have lived in Detroit?

As a former resident of the city, I wonder if my life there put myself and my family at risk? Higher-than-average rates of certain chronic conditions, including asthma, may make Detroit residents more vulnerable to severe complications of the disease. … Continue reading

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