The unreported heartbreak of the Wuhan virus*

A transplant patient enters the hospital for a problem unrelated to the Wuhan virus. While there, he develops a complication and is wisked to the transplant unit. Because of Covid-19, his wife and family are not permitted to visit him even though none of them is ill. All encounters are electronic. They never see, touch, …

Corona virus follies- the 30% solution

Coming soon to a medical office near you……. Dr. Mayo: “Mr. Smith, I am afraid I have some bad news.” Smith: “Oh, no, doc. Is it about my blood tests?” Dr. Mayo: “’Fraid so. Your blood test shows you have colon cancer.” Smith (with trembling lips): “Doc, are you sure?” Dr. Mayo: “Well, there is …

Why social distancing and shelter-in-place must end now

“Social distancing and shelter-in-place must end immediately, not tomorrow or next week.. Now. Not phased in. Fully and immediately.” The discussion is endless and contentious. The questions are many, and and so are the answers. Has social distancing helped the cause in fighting SARS-Cov-19, hereafter referred to as CV-19 for simplicity? Does shelter-in-place work? When …