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New COVID-19 Vaccines: Goodish News, Ethical Issues

The first shipments of COVID-19 mRNA vaccine arrived in America this week. Folks are getting immunized, including health care workers. I think that’s good news. But the pandemic isn’t over yet. This year’s New Year’s Eve street party in NYC’s … Continue reading

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COVID-19, Cells, Viruses and mRNA Vaccines

I’ll be talking about mRNA vaccines and COVID-19. And why I’ll willingly wait for my vaccination, but think the new vaccines are a good idea. But first, I’ll look at news, weirdness and a little history. In the News: Prospects … Continue reading

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Eucharistic Adoration and Social Distancing

I was at the Eucharistic Adoration chapel yesterday, and the week before. Nothing unusual there. What was different about week before yesterday was that I left early. I’d arrived a half-hour early, again nothing unusual. It’s not that I’m so … Continue reading

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Back from the Hospital: The Masked Minnesotan Rides Again

I didn’t feel all that sick Friday evening. That was August 21, 2020: 45 days ago. Online self-assessment guides from the Minnesota Department of Health and Mayo Clinic put me on the threshold of needing to call a doctor. My … Continue reading

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