Monthly Archives: April 2020

Don’t Stay Stuck on the First Rung of Thought

It’s easy to understand why some people would see data mining as the finish rather than the first step. It promises a solution using available technology. It saves us, as well as future machines, the work of having to consider … Continue reading

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We Almost Just Had a Real Catastrophe!

A 500 foot long rocky asteroid made a fly-by of your planetary home this morning. The next one might pass a lot closer. The object in the image below killed off the dinosaurs. Something like that would be a genuine … Continue reading

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In Most Places, Lockdowns Cost More Lives than they Save

“Sheltering in place decreases your immune system. And then as we all come out of shelter in place with a lower immune system and start trading viruses, bacteria — what do you think is going to happen? Disease is going … Continue reading

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Old People Are Dying; But You Will Be Old Soon, Too

In modern nations the greatest killer is not war, famine, or plague. It is old age, and stupid choices. COVID-19 poses a danger to the elderly and the medically compromised. Otherwise, for most who present symptoms, it can be nasty … Continue reading

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Immune in Paradise? Why Do Tropical Countries Have Very Low Infection Rates?

In the graphic below, you can compare the pandemic takeoff between the western nations and the tropical nations. Even though many tropical nations had high rates of travel from Wuhan and from China in general, they did not experience anything … Continue reading

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A Timid and Fearful EU Bows Low to Its Tormenter

“China has continued to run a global disinformation campaign to deflect blame for the outbreak of the pandemic and improve its international image,” the initial report said. “Both overt and covert tactics have been observed.” __ NYT Careful timelines of … Continue reading

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USS Theodore Roosevelt: 840 CoV-19 Positive; 1 Death; 4 in Hospital; 0 in ICU

Coronavirus in Tight Quarters The experience of USN aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, provides an epidemiologic experiment into Wuhan CoV-19 spread and virulence in a closely packed, relatively young and fit population. Sailors occupy tight quarters on board ship. It … Continue reading

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Death by Shutdown: We’re Gonna Need More Guillotines!

The appropriate policy, based on fundamental biology and the evidence already in hand, is to institute a more focused strategy like some outlined in the first place: Strictly protect the known vulnerable, self-isolate the mildly sick and open most workplaces … Continue reading

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News from Seroprevalence Testing in New York

The state randomly tested 3,000 people at grocery stores and shopping locations across 19 counties in 40 localities to see if they had the antibodies to fight the coronavirus, indicating they have had the virus and recovered from it. With … Continue reading

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Are Ventilators Killing More People Than Coronavirus?

The death rate for those treated on ventilators is devastating. In one British study of 98 Covid-19 patients who were put on them or on similarly invasive breathing-support equipment, two-thirds died, according to a new report by our Intensive Care … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Lockdowns are Delaying Herd Immunity II

Lockdowns Retard Development of Immunity Vaccine development may take years. But those who are infected with the virus are unlikely to get it again, within the next year or two. [Lockdowns mean that] no population immunity can be built while … Continue reading

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More Good News from LA County CoV Surveillance

True Fatality Rate Looks Far Lower than Claimed by Alarmists An estimated 221,000 adults to 442,000 adults at the high end may have been infected at some point before April 9 with COVID-19, suggesting that the number of total people … Continue reading

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Good News: Coronavirus Only Slightly Deadlier than Flu

Early results from “seroprevalence studies” are suggesting that mortality from Wuhan CoV-19 is may be much lower than the public has been told. The following interview with medical researcher and Stanford Professor of Medicine Jay Bhattacharya drops this bombshell: Case … Continue reading

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Bill Maher to News Media: From One Asshole to Another

Watch this entertaining video. Think of it as a message from one asshole to another. On “Panic Porn:” Sweden is one of the few countries that have elected to accept more cases of coronavirus in exchange for keeping a solid … Continue reading

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Should Pocket Dictators Be Taken Out With the Trash?

There are pandemics and there are historical pandemics. Historical pandemics had death tolls in the millions. We might soon come to justifiably feel that the economic impacts from our leaders’ bumbling mis-reactions to the pandemic du jour will be far … Continue reading

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A Deliberate Strike?

Xi Sickened the World Wuhan CoV-19 is not a typical war-virus. Its release from a government lab was almost certainly an accident, leading to (probably) tens of thousands of deaths in the Wuhan area. The actions of the CCP government … Continue reading

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Why Is the US Government Inflating Wuhan CoV Death Counts?

… when you incentivize something – whether it’s solar power, illegitimacy, or false medical diagnoses – you get more of it. __ Lies, Damned Lies, and Statistics The US CDC is instructing doctors to list Wuhan CoV as the cause … Continue reading

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If You Want to Know Who Killed You, It Was China

Time is short. Look at the way the Chinese leadership treats its own people. Then imagine how they would like to treat us… Source Long after the bodies are buried, people will remember how, if C.C.P. officials had acted three … Continue reading

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It Probably Started as Just a Lab Accident

Intriguingly, when the wildlife market was closed in January, a report appeared in the Beijing News identifying Huang Yanling, a researcher at the Institute of Virology, as ‘patient zero’ – the first person to be infected. ‘Virus collection, culture, isolation, … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Lockdowns are Delaying Herd Immunity

Here’s why the true infection rate in a region matters: the bigger it is, the less pain still lies ahead. Eventually, when enough people are immune—maybe half to three-quarters of us—the virus won’t be able to spread further, a concept … Continue reading

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Not Pretty; Could Be a Lot Worse

Eventually we will understand just how deadly this Wuhan virus is, compared to a deadly flu such as H1N1. We certainly cannot ignore the threat — but we do not need to destroy our societies and civilization over a threat … Continue reading

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Origin of Wuhan Cov-19: The Documentary

It is time to begin to zero in on the source of this Chinese virus, and to hold those responsible who appear to have allowed it to spread into populations around the world. Film Source Up to Half of Those … Continue reading

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Deep Sewage Says Hundreds of Thousands of Massholes Infected

Biobot Analytics, an MIT-associated laboratory, says that the total infection count for Massachussetts may be orders of magnitude higher than the number being released to the public. Just one section of Massachusetts could have more than 100,000 coronavirus cases — … Continue reading

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Wuhan CoV-19 is the Hysteria du Jour

At some point, the country is going to have to redouble the protective segregation of the immune-challenged population and everyone else will have to take their chances with the coronavirus to some extent. On what we have seen, the survival … Continue reading

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8 April 2020: Links for Wuhan CoV-19

Most Cases Are Too Mild to be Detected [Researchers] concluded that on average about 6 per cent of cases were detected in the 40 countries studied, and the only way to prevent a renewed outbreak of Covid-19, the disease caused … Continue reading

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