Category: Health

Forgotten men and women: ‘the unvaccinated’ also includes the naturally immune

By Jon Sanders Raleigh, NC – “The forgotten man” was how President Franklin Delano Roosevelt characterized ordinary people who needed his New Deal policies to build back up the American economy around them. In her history of the Great Depression…

Chatham County expands COVID-19 testing options

Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham County Public Health Department has been working with multiple testing providers to offer new options across the county throughout the week. The department has partnered with Optum Health for two sites, one each in Pittsboro…

2021’s states that vaccinate the most

With 93% of unvaccinated adults saying they don’t ever plan to get the COID-19 vaccine, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2021’s States that Vaccinate the Most, as well as accompanying videos and commentary. In order to…

The mass(k) delusion continues

By Kevin Roche While the literal idiots who run the federal government, and there can’t be more than ten people in the country who don’t really think they are idiots at this point, are extending the transportation mask mandate and…

Vaccine mandate campaign sparks protest and controversy

By Jeff Moore Raleigh, NC – As the controversy over vaccine mandates grows, public officials’ animus for the unvaccinated is resonating among social justice activists. On Thursday, July 29, Gov. Roy Cooper announced that while the statewide mask mandate would…

An updated big picture on the COVID-19 epidemic

By Kevin Roche Could be a number of new readers, thanks to Phil Kerpen on Twitter, who recommended that people follow me, and another column in the Strib.  That column should have been written by a physician and I don’t…