public health (3)

Returning Online

After a wonderful time hiking through Lassen Volcanic Park, coming back online is an overwhelming experience. Some themed photo sets from the trip are available: Everyone saw the pictures of an orange/red sky over San…

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Masks and Breath

Quick HistoryAt the Mare Island Naval Shipyard, there is a small exhibit on the ravages of the 1918-1919 Influenza Pandemic. On the last visit weeks before the COVID-19 lockdowns were enacted, I read it with…

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Preparing for Pandemic

Back in university, I took an elective class in virology/immunology. The class setup was a bunch of graded lab work and a research paper. My paper was on the Herpes family of virii. While viruses…

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