While we are not yet quite done with the issue, it does look like Sweden deserves less criticism. We don't recall, in the history of medicine, that there was ever a quarantine of healthy people, it was always the sick ones that were quarantined. In the US, the motivation first came to light by a high school student winning a science fair by modeling social distancing and its effects on epidemics. We think we need more adults in the room.
So keep your eye on the issue along with South Dakota.Read more
Exclusive — Seema Verma: Cuomo, Other Democrat Governors’ Coronavirus Nursing Home Policies Contradicted Federal Guidance
Seema Verma, the administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), told Breitbart News exclusively that New York’s Democrat Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other Democrat governors originally issued guidance that contradicted federal guidelines for nursing homes battling the coronavirus pandemic.Read more
“Rank-and-file New York Police Department officers say they are ready to leave the force, claiming no one has their backs amid nationwide efforts to restrict law enforcement.”Read more
“When 18-year-old Antonio Gwynn Jr. saw a news report that showed the damage left behind by the protesters, he grabbed some cleaning supplies and got to work on Monday morning, according to WSVN. However, the icing on the cake was when Medaille College called Gwynn and offered him a full scholarship to study business and mechanics.”Read more
"Less than two years after that flood of cash from the Greater New York Hospital Association (GNYHA), Cuomo signed legislation last month quietly shielding hospital and nursing home executives from the threat of lawsuits stemming from the coronavirus outbreak. The provision, inserted into an annual budget bill by Cuomo’s aides, created one of the nation’s most explicit immunity protections for healthcare industry officials, according to legal experts."Read more
“AP compiled its own tally to find out how many COVID-19 patients were discharged from hospitals to nursing homes under the March 25 directive after New York’s Health Department declined to release its internal survey conducted two weeks ago. It says it is still verifying data that was incomplete.”Read more
New York officials admit to quietly changing coronavirus counting standards to mislead on nursing home deaths
“Officials in New York state admit that they tried to quietly change their coronavirus death count standards in such a way that would underreport those deaths at nursing homes.”Read more
At an April 23 press conference, Gov. Andrew Cuomo sounded indignant when a reporter asked if anyone had objected to New York’s policy of forcing nursing homes to admit recently discharged COVID-19 patients.
“They don’t have the right to object,” Cuomo answered before the reporter finished his question. “That is the rule, and that is the regulation, and they have to comply with it.”Read more
"On a day when the far-left media was yet again pushing recycled headlines about a New York “study” of very ill patients who were NOT actually given the combination of hydroxychloroquine and zinc which concluded these near-death patients did no better or worse when given the drug, another study showing a very different result was largely ignored by these same media outlets."
The like to the paper will be in the first Comment. Download the PDF.Read more