Think of a Face Mask as Your New Best Friend

by: Brent Smith

Given our nation’s current situation, maybe I should just stop reading – at least articles on current events.

I mean, literally everything is gloom and doom. We’ve become completely tribal, politically speaking. You’re now either part of the free-thinking, free-market, frugal tribe of live and let live, or you’re a member of the cancel culture, identity politic, free-spending tribe.

If you’re a minority, you’re oppressed – if you’re white, you’re a racist. You believe in the Second amendment and the right to own and carry a firearm, or you’re a gun grabber. The list goes on and on.

The Maginot line between American freedom lovers and freedom takers has never been so pronounced, and the separation between sides may be becoming more divided than even prior to the Civil War. read more

‘T’ Cells Boost Immune System to Fight Coronavirus

from Daniel Horowitz for Conservative Review:

New study shows 17 years of potential T cell immunity in SARS-infected patients

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God has a way of prepping the human body for potentially deadly viruses to somewhat mitigate the amount of death we’d otherwise suffer every year from all sorts of microbiological threats. COVID-19 is not different.

The latest research on T cells, white blood cells produced by the immune system to ward off infections through memory of past pathogens, show that even those patients who never develop antibodies or have lost them over time will retain T cell immunity that remembers to fight off coronaviruses in the future. Moreover, the study provides new evidence for the theory that herd immunity could be achieved at an approximately 20% infection rate for most cities, thanks to T cell cross-immunity from other coronaviruses. read more