One potential treatment I’ve been hearing about is convalescent plasma. The concept is that plasma donated by people who have recovered from COVID-19 have developed antibodies that may help support COVID-19 patients and facilitate their recovery.
When did you first hear about the new coronavirus? When did you think it might affect you personally? I first read about it somewhere in the middle of February, but it seemed pretty remote.
Yesterday we finished a jigsaw puzzle and took a “victory photo” to celebrate. What happens next? I put all the pieces back in the box and pick out which one I want to do next. Puzzles are ephemeral pleasures.
Syphilis testing is no longer required for a marriage license in California. But it continues to be a reportable disease on the state and federal level along with many others. In fact, I was surprised to see how many reportable diseases there are.
This morning I called a friend who is in assisted living. I asked her what she could see from her window. As she described the parking lot and the row of tall trees, I realized that she was looking toward the apartment where I used to live
How do pandemics end? One thing earlier pandemics had in common was that their final stages were slow and miserable.Here’s a perspective for you from the History Channel web site
Where did those masks come from? A few days ago I checked Amazon and Etsy and couldn’t find any masks available without a long lead time. And yet John and I did wear masks to the grocery story yesterday. Here are our sources.
Today my grocery plan stopped working. I had been ordering through Instacart once a week and making it last a week. (There was a 6-day lag between order and delivery.) That worked for exactly two weeks.