How I got Covid

How I got Covid

By SARAH OWERMOHLE I HAD BREAKTHROUGH COVID, AND YOU CAN TOO — I was 20 months into covering the pandemic, yet when I started showing symptoms I was in denial. “Probably just a bad cold!” I texted friends as I sat on the floor with ginger ale because I was dizzy...

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A final choice

A final choice

The welcome spread of assisted dying But too many are still denied this basic freedom Article below published in The Economist with commentary from Michael Lerner The issue of compassion in dying, physician-assisted suicide, or  the right to self-deliverance is a...

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Not so fast, Moderna

Not so fast, Moderna

November 11, 2021 Letter from Robert Weissman, President of Public Citizen ~ Citizen.org Three pharmaceutical giants — Johnson & Johnson, Pfizer, and Moderna — get a lot of credit for developing COVID-19 vaccines that are saving countless millions of lives around...

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How Does This End?

How Does This End?

Thinking about Covid and normalcy. By David Leonhardt ~ photo above: Dr. Robert M. Wachter. Credit...Stephen Lam/San Francisco Chronicle Among the Covid experts I regularly talk with, Dr. Robert Wachter is one of the more cautious. He worries about “long Covid,” and...

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Elements of Refusal

Elements of Refusal

By Charles Eisenstein Psychiatrist Norman Doidge, MD, has recently published a long, four-part article entitled Needle Points, in which he examines vaccine skepticism in America. The author, who got vaccinated “early and voluntarily,” is solidly pro-vaccine,...

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