Covid Statistics

Did the lockdowns/masks actually reduce Covid infections and deaths? WSJ and C2C suggest they didn’t, not at all

The WSJ on March 6 editorialized about how Florida, which ended lockdowns very early, has done much better with Covid death rates than states with much more regulation.  It appears the masks, lockdowns, social distancing provided no discernable benefit.  Maybe they even increased cases and deaths.  C2C ran a similar …

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NY Times tries to scare us on new mutations while cases drop drastically

The NY Times would have us believe New York has a new, dangerous mutation.  It has been there since November and has been found in 4 boroughs and Westchester. The vaccines may not work as well against this mutation: “A New Coronavirus Variant Is Spreading in New York, Researchers Report …

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University of Vermont found that those who wore masks had more infections, more contacts

 http://www.med.uvm.edu/vaccinetestingcenter/news/2021/01/19/van_den_broek-altenburg_colleagues_report_that_without_messaging_masks_could_lead_to_more_covid-19_spread Study Warns Mask Mandate Without Education May Raise COVID-19 Spread January 19, 2021 by Jeff Wakefield Church Street Marketplace in Burlington, Vt. (Photo: Sally McCay, University of Vermont) A novel new study suggests that the behavior public officials are now mandating or recommending unequivocally to slow the spread of …

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Two prominent med school professors confirm what I have been saying: You get excellent immunity after having Covid, and while it has only been studied for an 8 month duration, there is every reason to think immunity will remain robust for the forseeable future

Quoting from Martin Makary, MD and Monica Gandhi, MD in MedPageToday: https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/covid19/90894 Gandhi:  my favorite paper had natural immunities which I will tout to the ends of the Earth because I just couldn’t believe how well done it was — it was this Science paper that was just published in November — because it had the …

Two prominent med school professors confirm what I have been saying: You get excellent immunity after having Covid, and while it has only been studied for an 8 month duration, there is every reason to think immunity will remain robust for the forseeable future Read more »

US military: 59K cases and 9 deaths (and only 1 active duty death)/ UK government Statistics Authority criticizes govt/prime minister for false use of statistics

While we cannot rely on the Covid statistics that are being provided, still, new numbers for cases and deaths in military servicemembers were released yesterday that are worth a mention.   Total cumulative diagnosed cases in active and reserve servicemembers “nears 59,000.”  Yet only nine servicemembers have died:  3 National Guard, …

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