or This Pandemic Will End in TiersSunday, January 17, 2021 The Short Version for Readers Who Want Clear Instructions and Little Else [This section was updated on Friday, January 22, and will be updated periodically.]
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How’s it going in Los Angeles with the pandemic? The numbers in LA are absolutely dreadful. Daily new cases, hospitalizations, and deaths are at all-time highs. The current case numbers make the mountain of cases this summer look like a molehill. In July I worried ...Wednesday, November 11, 2020 After staying quite low through much of September and October, COVID-19 case numbers are rising again in LA County, as are hospitalizations for COVID. The LA County Department of Public Health warned last weekend that “tra...What’s happening now? In LA County, COVID-19 cases, deaths, and hospitalizations have been steadily declining for the last two months. Hospitalizations and deaths from COVID-19 in LA are at lows not seen since the early months of the pandemic. This contr...Tuesday, September 8, 2020 With fall almost upon us, patients are abuzz with questions about this season’s flu shot. Below I try to answer the questions they should be asking. I hear the flu shot is especially important this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. That’s not a question. I thought I was going to be answering questions. Is this a rambling stream of co...Wednesday, July 22, 2020 In my last post three weeks ago I observed the trend that the number of new daily COVID-19 cases had been increasing for two months in LA County while deaths from COVID had been decreasing. That post generated many questions and responses. (Thanks!) Today I’d...Friday, July 3, 2020 I haven’t written for about two months. One reason is that I’ve been busy taking care of my patients. Only three of my patients have contracted COVID, as far as I know. All have recovered. Many others may have had asymptomatic infections. But almost all of my patients have had important COVID-related questions and concerns. Another reason for the blogging pause is that ...Monday, April 27, 2020
"Example is the school of mankind, and they will learn at no other." -- Edmund BurkeIf you’re reading this, I assume you’ve already been recruited into one of the several armed motorcycle gangs that scours the city’s ruins for canned food. I know finding a generator to recharge your laptop isn’t easy so I’ll keep this short. Oh, wait. That’s the first parag...
Can you feel it, now that spring has come? That it's time to live in the scattered sun.
Waiting for the sun. Waiting for the sun. Waiting for the sun. Waiting for the sun.
This is the strangest life I've ever known. -- Waiting for the Sun, The Doors[I’m writing this on Friday, April 17. E...[I’m writing this on Sunday, April 5. Everything in this post might be false in a few days, and conditions might be different in places other than Los Angeles. Keep up to date by checking your local health department website.]
“All I maintain is that on thi...