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COVID-19 Perspectives for March 2022 by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   April 6, 2022)
Omicron surge spreads around the world, making return to normal less clear. At the the same time, USA levels off after big spike in January, making a return to normal seem more likely, but are we moving too quickly?…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics Trends


COVID-19 Perspectives for February 2022 by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   March 7, 2022)
Have we seen the last giant gasp of the COVID pandemic as it morphs into an endemic, or are we rushing too quickly to return to normal? What happens in March will answer that question…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History Statistics Trends


COVID-19 Perspectives for January 2022 by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   February 4, 2022)
Omicron causes seismic surge in cases, raising the societal toll, but the good news is that mortality rates (deaths as proportion of cases) continue to fall…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Social Issues Statistics Trends


COVID-19 Perspectives for December 2021 by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   January 5, 2022)
Like a global game of Whack-a-Mole, omicron hits Europe hard, USA to a lesser extent, with minimal impact seen elsewhere so far in COVID statistics…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics Trends


COVID-19 Perspectives for November 2021 by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   December 3, 2021)
Europe takes the brunt of the latest surge, just as Omicron, another potentially dangerous variant, arrives to dampen the holiday season…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics Trends


COVID-19 Perspectives for October 2021 by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   November 4, 2021)
South America shows improvement while USA and most of the world show little sign of flattening the COVID curve…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics Trends


COVID-19 Perspectives for September 2021 by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   October 9, 2021)
The curve continues to go the wrong way for USA, while globally it is a mixed picture, but COVID is just not going away soon…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics Trends


COVID-19 Perspectives for August 2021 by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   September 8, 2021)
After nearly seven months of 'flattening the curve' for USA, the delta variant has made its presence known here and around the world, with tightened restrictions…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics Trends


COVID-19 Perspectives for July 2021 by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   August 5, 2021)
While only a blip at the end of July, the delta variant and high number of unvaccinated are putting a damper on the optimism felt a month ago…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics Trends


Vaccination Resistance by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   July 17, 2021)
What Gallup polls in the last year tell us about American willingness or reluctance to be vaccinated, and the impact on our ability to reach herd immunity to end the threat of COVID-19…
Topics: Communication COVID-19 Demographics News Social Issues Social Movements Statistics Trends Trust


COVID-19 Perspectives for June 2021 by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   July 3, 2021)
Celebrating a new sense of freedom for Independence Day 2021, we in America need to remind ourselves that the COVID pandemic is global and far from over…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics Trends


COVID-19 Perspectives for May 2021 by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   June 4, 2021)
As U.S. and other countries prepare to reopen, trouble spots elsewhere show that the COVID-19 global pandemic is far from over…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics


COVID-19 Perspectives for April 2021 by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   May 4, 2021)
Bending the curve: US going in right direction, India and others now in crisis…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics


COVID-19 Numbers for March 2021 by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   April 3, 2021)
Vaccinations soar, but cases poised for troubling Easter surge. How does the U.S. compare to the world?…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics


COVID-19 Numbers for February 2021 by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   March 4, 2021)
A downturn in cases, vaccinations accelerating, but are we out of the woods yet? How does the U.S. compare to the world?…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics


COVID-19 Numbers for January 2021 by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   February 6, 2021)
An updated look at the COVID statistics comparing the U.S. to the world (in a new visual format)…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics


COVID-19 Numbers for December 2020 by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   January 8, 2021)
An updated look at the COVID statistics comparing the U.S. to the world…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics


Unprecedented, Not! by Stu Johnson


(My World   January 3, 2021)
2020 was quite a year, but not without precedent . . . setting expectations for 2021…
Topics: COVID-19 Crime, Justice, Punishment History Knowledge Politics Racism and Inequality Social Issues Voting & Elections


COVID-19 Numbers for November 2020 by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   December 5, 2020)
An updated look at the COVID statistics comparing the U.S. with the world…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics


COVID-19 Numbers for October 2020 by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   November 6, 2020)
October 31 update comparing the U.S. with other countries…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease History News Statistics Trends


Another Milestone by Stu Johnson


(My World   September 24, 2020)
Another look at COVID numbers as we hit 200,000 deaths in U.S.…
Topics: COVID-19 Dying and Death Demographics Disease History News Statistics Trends


A World of Blessing by Stu Johnson


(My World   July 16, 2020)
People unite in virtual choirs to bless cities, countries, the world…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events Comfort & Consolation COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Faith God Innovation, Invention, Creativity Inspiration Music News Relationships


How Are You Faring? Reported by Stu Johnson


(My World   June 24, 2020)
Report provides insights into COVID-19 impact…
Topics: Circumstances, Life Events COVID-19 Current Events, News Demographics Depresson Fears, Concerns Financial Housing Loss & Grieving News Social Issues Work


Harrowing Blame Game Reported by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   June 15, 2020)
Looking for answers for the COVID-19 death toll in nursing homes…
Topics: COVID-19 Crisis Current Events, News Dying and Death Demographics Government Health Care Media News Politics Racism and Inequality Social Issues Statistics


The Whole World is Watching . . . Again by Stu Johnson


(My World   June 5, 2020)
Will the response to George Floyd's death be a game-changer?…
Topics: Compassion COVID-19 Crime, Justice, Punishment Current Events, News Dying and Death Faith News Racism and Inequality Social Issues Social Unrest, Division


About Those Numbers by Stu Johnson


(My World   May 19, 2020)
Putting COVID-19 numbers in perspective…
Topics: Communication COVID-19 Crisis Dying and Death Disease Ethics & Morality Media News Research Social Issues Trust Writing


Outside In by Stu Johnson


(Health & Wellness   May 14, 2020)
Being engaged while staying safer at home…
Topics: Advice, Guidance & Mentoring Coping COVID-19 Current Events, News Internet Learning Leisure News Technology Travel