Category: Living

Excess death chart

By Kevin Roche From the CDC and the Wall Street Journal story, this chart shows excess deaths in certain categories, where the blue bars rise above the trend line averaging prior years.  Note especially the impact isolation is having on…

School Case Chart

By Kevin Roche This is a chart that was put together based on cases reported for various types of schooling. Thanks to Twitter. You can see that in-person has the lowest rate, closely followed by remote, and hybrid is the…

District school closings boost homeschooling in NC

by Raleigh, NC – North Carolina is already the homeschooling capital of the United States. Now the attraction of this education option is soaring higher than ever — thanks not to the actions of its proponents but to the antics…

Someone please explain Sweden

By Kevin Roche Another of those Twitter charts that I love to post here.  Spain cases versus Sweden cases.  Spain with a severe lockdown originally, talking about going back to one. Spain with mask mandates, Sweden–almost no one wears them.…

Children and CV-19

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By Kevin Roche People are appropriately concerned about the potential impact of CV-19 on children.  Fortunately, they are largely untouched by the actual virus. Those who do become seriously ill almost universally have significant pre-existing disease, which is verified in…

The current epidemic recap

By Kevin Roche It has been a few weeks since my latest attempt to step back, take a look at everything we think we have learned and know about coronavirus and issue a status report, with a very abbreviated look…

Risk of death from COVID-19 and age

By Kevin Roche Another chart compiled from the CDC routine data, showing alleged CV-19 deaths by age, compared to all deaths for the age group. Note that over 10,000 infants have died in the US so far this year. They…