Category: Health

Another state in which a mask mandate has made a big difference

By Kevin Roche We can do this all day, look at Nevada, look at when the mask mandate went into effect and look at the daily cases. A month out and cases are rising. These are complex comparisons, but masks…

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More mask fetish

by Kevin Roche 2020 has been marked by a distinctive tendency toward mass delusion and hysteria relating to several events, including the epidemic. I think this pre-existing human tendency is greatly exacerbated by the ubiquity of social media and smartphones.…

What is the coronavirus strategy?

By Kevin Roche This is my question of the day, amidst all the gnashing of teeth around the rise in cases in certain states. The initial strategy was close everything down and tell people to stay at home so that…

What is going on with the coronavirus epidemic

By Kevin Roche Some people are freaking out because more cases are being reported in some parts of the country.  As I have explained in earlier posts, I don’t think this is anything to be excessively concerned about.  Hospitalizations as…