“We’ve tried nothing, and we’re all out of ideas.” -Mona Sanders (The Simpsons)

The POTUS dying from covid-19 would be a symbolic disaster for the United States. If covid-19 kills the POTUS, what chance do mere citizens have? How demoralizing. But take comfort, he is not going to die. Thanks to the “thoughts and prayers” of many, continuous medical monitoring at a world class facility, experimental treatments with ‘antibody cocktail’ Regn-Cov2 and antiviral Remdesivir, zinc, vitamin D, and possibly supplemental oxygen, he is on his way to a full recovery. Will a recovered President Trump emerge from his hospital suite…

The alternate domination of one faction over another, sharpened by the spirit of revenge, natural to party dissension, which in different ages and countries has perpetrated the most horrid enormities, is itself a frightful despotism. But this leads at length to a more formal and permanent despotism. …

Dan D

Husband, Dad, family physician

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