“A curious but fortunate characteristic of virus epidemics is their limited lifespans. No one knows why, but guesses include herd immunity and mutations of the virus.”Read more
Sweden fell below Chile and Brazil in #Covid_19 deaths per capita this week. Today they pass the US. With every passing week, the Swedish strategy looks stronger.
The lockdowns have failed to provide any additional health benefits.Read more
"Researchers in Sweden have identified a small neutralizing antibody that has the capacity to block the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes Covid-19, from entering human cells. In a paper published Friday in Nature Communications, the researchers propose that the nanobody has the potential to be developed as an antiviral treatment."Read more
“During two major concomitant crises [BLM & COVID] Donald Trump acted as a President we’re supposed to have, one that governs via the principles of Federalism as laid out in the Constitution, rather than as a dictator. Rather, he let DeBlasio and Cuomo hang themselves. Cuomo is done as he is now revealed to be a “Grandma Killer” for political reasons and under Dept. of Justice investigation for his actions.”Read more
“This year has been stupefying – only God knows what comes next! What has been so odd in the corona conversation is the persistent lack of nuance. Many have treated the responses to the pandemic with a one-dimensional argument that won’t pass even a rudimentary sniff test. The story goes something like this: The moral imperative of the day is to close down society because that will reduce social interaction, transmission, and deaths. “Read more
This particular COVID-19 manifestation is not well understood and there is no test for this.Read more
Justice Department requesting data from governors that issued coronavirus orders that may have resulted in deaths of elderly nursing home residents.
DOJ: “Data will help inform whether the Department of Justice will initiate investigations under the Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act (CRIPA) regarding New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Michigan’s response to Covid-19 in public nursing homes.”
Oh Boy, this may leave a mark!Read more
A scientific advisor to the UK government says the coronavirus lockdown was a “panic measure” and a “monumental mistake on a global scale.”Read more
Finally a bit of sanity. Re-infection certainly does not mean we are all going to die. Thank you, Kevin Roche, for the clarity of you explanation.Read more