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Delta variant drives Maine Covid inpatients into ICUs

The state of Maine’s official tally of confirmed delta variant Covid-19 cases has stood at 4 for weeks. But in just over a week, a new type of test being… Read more »

Meet Christiane Northrup, Maine’s Doctor of Disinformation

  Maine’s very own celebrity doctor, Christiane Northrup of Women’s Bodies, Women’s Selves fame, has called about by US Senators and banned from Instagram for being one of the “disinformation… Read more »

The Year of Living Distantly

  We’re one year into the global pandemic and I, at least, feel my heart rate increase when I think back to those scary days in late March and early… Read more »

Covid-19 continues surging in Maine, stressing contact tracing, hospitals

Happy Thanksgiving. Hopefully you’re all spending it, as I am, in small gatherings because Covid-19 is exploding across the United States and until late January it doesn’t appear there will… Read more »

Covid hospitalizations surge to record levels in Maine

I monitor the Covid-19 inpatient trends at Maine’s hospitals on a weekly basis and this past week was especially bad. Maine, which has been one of the most Covid-limited states… Read more »

New allegations against a Maine “medical supply” company led by man facing fraud indictments

It’s Election Day 2020. Stay safe and, if you pray, do so for the survival of the American Experiment. In my Maine reporting, I’ve been focused on the other crisis… Read more »

Coronavirus in Maine: York, Oxford county enter danger zone

Maine and its northern New England neighbors, New Hampshire and Vermont, have been the three healthiest states for almost the entire pandemic to date, with relatively low prevalence, hospitalizations, and… Read more »

Maine pandemic updates: testing delays, low hospitalizations, few non-residents testing positive

A few recent updates on the pandemic situation in Maine: Major national testing labs have been overwhelmed by the pandemic’s surge in the Deep South and El Norte, and that’s… Read more »

Coronavirus in Maine at the onset of high tourist season

As the coronavirus spreads across the southern and western United States — a topic I’ll have more to say about tomorrow — Mainers are simultaneously kicking off their summer tourist… Read more »

Two developments I covered in recent days regarding the pandemic here in Maine. In this week’s Maine Sunday Telegram, I revisited the issue of Maine’s Covid-19 testing capacity and strategy… Read more »