Low mortality rate overlooked

A couple of weeks ago the L.A. County Public Health Department announced that there had been 2,000 deaths in the county. This is an infection fatality rate of about 0.2%, roughly the same as a bad flu. In fact, it’s so low and so age-dependent, that if you’re under 55 you’re more likely to die from a car accident than […]

Slow to prevent

Yes, the lockdown has caused economic hardship, but it was caused by the lack of action by a presidency that values inaction, reelection and lies more than the country. If the president had taken action when given the evidence was presented to him, the lockdown would not have had to be so severe. But he didn’t, instead it was “a […]

Study that decried ‘Trump drug’ actually was false

There was a media frenzy in May when a large study published in The Lancet, a revered 200-year-old medical journal, supposedly found that hydroxychloroquine didn’t work against COVID-19 and was dangerous. But on June 5, doctors and scientists blew the whistle on obviously falsified data used in this “study.” They forced The Lancet to retract the study when it became […]

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