Category: Pandemic

Bearing Witness to the Pandemic October 2020

October 1 – 10, 2020 A coronavirus infection strikes the President of the United States this week who after two days of illness is transported to Walter Reed Hospital. The President is at high risk due to his age, high blood pressure, and excess… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to the Pandemic October 2020”

Bearing Witness to the Pandemic September 2020

Week of Sept. 1 – 5, 2020 The month starts off with 6.2 million confirmed cases and over 187,000 deaths in the US. With the fall season rapidly approaching, a shocking new projection of deaths by year end is now over 400,000. The rate… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to the Pandemic September 2020”

Bearing Witness to the Pandemic August 2020

Week of August 2 – 8, 2020 Nearly every industrial country that was stricken hard early on has now managed to contain the coronavirus pandemic, except for the United States.  At the beginning of the month as the US case count approaches 5 million… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to the Pandemic August 2020”

Bearing Witness to the Pandemic Causes and Lessons

When public policy experts, historians and future generations look back on what happened during the 2020 Coronavirus Pandemic and Global Recession, how will they judge why it happened across our planet to a species like our own? And especially why it was so devastating… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to the Pandemic Causes and Lessons”

Bearing Witness to the Pandemic July 2020

Week of June 28 – July 4, 2020 As the month begins the country overall is reporting over 50,000 new cases per day – a record 55,000 on Thursday of this past week.  NIH experts like Dr. Fauci warn it could rise to as… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to the Pandemic July 2020”

Bearing Witness to the Pandemic June 2020

Week of June 1-6, 2020 The first week of June brings another 10,000 deaths and a total of nearly 110,000 fatalities from 1.9 million confirmed cases in the US. How sad that many deaths are for the lack of a better word, cruel, in… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to the Pandemic June 2020”

Bearing Witness to the Pandemic May 24 – 31 2020

This week the nation passed 100,000 deaths related to the coronavirus pandemic from over 1.7 million confirmed cases. Five months into the crisis there is still an average of about 1,000 deaths being experienced every day. One of the saddest front pages of a… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to the Pandemic May 24 – 31 2020”

Bearing Witness to the Pandemic May 17-23 2020

President Trump once again stuns the nation in his behavior during the pandemic national crisis. This time by claiming he is taking the anti-malaria drug, hydroxychloroquine, to ward off COVID-19. This is a drug that national health officials say is not proven to be… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to the Pandemic May 17-23 2020”

Bearing Witness to the Pandemic May 10-16 2020

The week starts with over 78,000 deaths and 1.3 million confirmed cases in the US and over 280,000 fatalities from 4 million cases worldwide. But there is some good news as finally, hospital admissions and daily death counts have started to decline. Americans take… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to the Pandemic May 10-16 2020”

Bearing Witness to the Pandemic May 3-9 2020

Week of May 3-9, 2020 The week begins with over 68,000 fatalities from COVID-19 recorded in America from just over 1.2 million cases. And these are just the confirmed cases. The death to confirmed infected ratio of 4-6% has not budged much at a… Continue Reading “Bearing Witness to the Pandemic May 3-9 2020”