Obese 12-year old dies from COVID-19

For parents, there is no greater tragedy than the loss of a child, particularly a young child. In this context, most parents will do virtually anything to protect their children and make their lives better. When COVID emerged, state and federal authoritarians continuously delivered their key COVID talking points: social distance, wash your hands, and most importantly, wear a mask. […]

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Vitamin D and COVID-19 misinformation

At the end of June 2020, various news outlets reported that taking vitamin D has no benefit for COVID-19. To see this for yourself, do an internet search with the following phrase: no evidence to support vitamin D for COVID-19. You will see that multiple articles appear in America and in the UK. The information originated in the National Health […]

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How the Coronavirus Infects Human Cells

The novel coronavirus that emerged in late 2019 called SARS-CoV-2 enters cells by binding to an enzyme called angiotensin converting enzyme-2 (ACE2). I have noticed that this enzyme is referred to by many as the ACE2 receptor. You should understand that ACE2 is not a receptor, it is an enzyme. The primary function of ACE2 is to convert a pro-inflammatory […]

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