CDC Update for Vaccinated People

The CDC has a web page titled, “Safer Activities for You and Your Family”.

The purpose of the web page is to share their advice for those of us who have already gotten the Covid-19 vaccine. They take an upbeat take and let us know that now that we are vaccinated we are able to participate in many more activities than we were able to do without a vaccine during this period of time.

That said the CDC wants us to know that to have maximum protection from the Delta variant and to prevent the…


I saw these number and I wanted to share them with those of you who are not aware the the majority of people dying from Covid-19 are 65 and over. If you begin to include 40 years old and over, the percentage of the 596,740 total number of people who have died of Covid-19 is the vast majority, greater than 90%. The Covid-19 numbers are very skewed towards older people dying. How about those under the age of 40 comprised less than 2% of Covid-19 deaths.

My numbers were taken from this data file: https://data.cdc.gov/NCHS/Provisional-COVID-19-Deaths-by-Sex-and-Age/9bhg-hcku/data

These are a few of their numbers:

Total Deaths — 596,740

40 and older — 435,193

30 to 39–6,974

18 to 29–2,424

15 to 24–988

5 to 14–116

1 to 4–38

0 to 17–331

Under 1 Year — 82


Young Couple Outside with Trees

The 4th of July is here in less than 2 weeks and it will be the first major holiday in California in over a year where there will not be a mandate to wear a mask, social distance and have the ability to congregate together in large numbers. This will be a very difficult for many people with or without vaccinations.

A friend of mine observed that going to the grocery store is a mixed bag of people with and without masks. …


The State of California announced last Friday that it is opening up the public markets and the general economy on June 15, 2021 and will be removing all the don’ts about going out of the house and living the life we knew. The updated, June 15 guidelines are saying there will be no more physical distancing required when attending businesses or institutions — and the capacity limits of gatherings will be over.

Pretty Woman Without a Mask

On June 15, 2021 the citizens of California are being released from their stay at home restrictions to having the ability to walk around freely, without wearing a…


Pretty Woman

The Center for Disease and Control has said that it is alright for vaccinated individuals to exercise and walk outside without a mask. The CDC still recommends wearing a mask indoors and during large outdoor gatherings of people, as in baseball games and music concerts. The State of California is still mandating that face coverings be worn whenever people are outside, except for those people who have been fully vaccinated do not need to wear a mask outdoors unless attending a large crowd event — the same as the CDC recommendation. A research study at the Georgia Institute of Technology on Covid-19 particles and the effectiveness of masks concluded that the use of wearing masks is still particularly effective in stopping the spread of Covid-19 and is encouraging people to wear a mask when indoors and social distance.

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Girl Sitting in the Grass with Sunshine

There have been many patient questions about Vitamin D in the past few weeks America, as the Spring sun is starting to warm, the chilly afternoons are disappearing America and many people remain inside their houses, are not going out, except to grocery shop once a week in the early hours. These American people are asking, “I’m not going outside, am I getting enough Vitamin D?”

The medical researchers tell us that Vitamin D is Vitamin D and no matter how you get it, it is going to be effective. There are three ways to get Vitamin D America; you…


A Crowd of People Wearing Variety of Masks with Face Imogies

Pfizer BioNTech is getting great reviews for the results of their Covid-19 vaccine. The head doctor, Dr Mike Weekes, of the Pfizer team, who specializes in infectious diseases has said that the data coming from the U.S., UK and Israel is demonstrating that the vaccine provides protection from getting sick from Covid-19, but that it also is reducing the potential for passing it on to others.

The data out of an Israeli study that measured close to 3000 people who were vaccinated and 3000 unvaccinated people showed that there after just one dose of the Pfizer vaccine the author doctors…


People Wearing Masks

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention receives many questions from the public and the answer as many as they are able to on their website. One question that people ask is, “Which last longer, immunity after getting Covid-19 or protection from Covid-19 vaccines?”

The CDC answer is that protection that we get from an infection, which is called natural immunity), will vary depending upon the disease and varies from person to person. “Because this virus is new, we don’t know how long natural immunity might last. …


Woman in Mask

My patients have been curious as to how the entire vaccine procedure has moved from an idea to reality. It is important to note that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has the responsibility to make sure that vaccines are safe, effective and that it is a quality vaccine. The FDA has done this with baby vaccines, childhood vaccines, adult vaccines and has shown that in the past they have been highly effective in preventing hundreds and thousands of disease cases and saved millions of lives. …


Man with a Mask

Christmas Eve and are we going to visit family or stay home. There is no doubt that if you have an immune problem involving your heart, lungs, and other physical ailments that makes you vulnerable to Covid-19 it is best to stay home and avoid the public. My patients are coming to me with stories of the outside that may give one pause to be out in pubic, especially the elderly. It must be stated that everyone must take precautions and wear a face covering, mask, distance from people at 6 feet or greater and wash your hands frequently. …

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Dr. Eshani Niranya Karu, MD, is a highly-skilled physician passionate about putting patients first. Visit DrEshaniKaru.net for more!

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