Category Archives: Climate Emergency

Working in the Virus’ Shadow: SARS-CoV-2 28 March, 2020, 1132 Hrs

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This should have been the first post on this topic, under this heading, that I made. With so many high quality sites available, why put together another to attempt to explain the Pandemic that is upon us? I think for … Continue reading

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Working in the Virus’ Shadow: SARS-CoV-2 26 March, 2020, 0204 Hrs

We all know something is happening. Something that we’ve not seen before. Of course we see it in the news reports, the closings, the empty streets. We are not used to this. We see it in the gallows humor: If … Continue reading

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Working in the Virus’ Shadow: SARS-CoV-2 22 March, 2020, 0138 Hrs

I am an ICU physician. I have cared for HIV Patients at the beginning of what became known as the AIDS Epidemic. I have worked in conflict zones in Central America, as a physician with the (then) Revolutionary Nicaraguan Government … Continue reading

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CDC Abruptly Cancels Long-Planned Conference on Climate Change and Health

Gentle Reader – Just as Trump was to be inaugurated, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lost their spine. It is appropriate to re-post this as we have seen in the past several months – in Australia which appears … Continue reading

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Cornel West: America is Spiritually Bankrupt. We Must Fight Back Together

14 January, 2018 Gentle Reader – In the middle of the corrupt Senate Impeachment Hearings – no data, no witnesses – this masterful piece from a year ago is worth reading. AJL =======================  From Cornel West in The Guardian (Opinion): … Continue reading

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Quora Query: As Someone Who isn’t a Conservative, What Do You Wish All Conservatives Would Start Doing?

I normally don’t venture into this area on Quora, sticking to health care and science. However, events of the past several days have unnerved me, so I respond – more or less – to the query. In reality, I wanted … Continue reading

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Where I Wish President Trump Failure – The Washington Post

Gentle Reader – A Trump failure might doom our country, perhaps even our world. Yet I am unsure that success will be any better. How can I wish success to a man who wants to evict 11 million people from … Continue reading

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Ebola, and More………..

Gentle Reader: If you look at the attached report from the latest CDC News Conference on 2 September, you can take away – from the several thousand words – the following: 1. We are losing the battle against this latest … Continue reading

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