Category: Health

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.…

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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…

Sunday nite coronavirus meanderings

By Kevin Roche I must say it is discouraging to see so much bad science and bad interpretation of data being pushed for the obvious political reason of protecting those Governors who made horrendous, panicked decisions to shut down economies…

Never again

By Kevin Roche This post was begun several weeks ago, but halted to see if perhaps I was wrong about the course of the epidemic.  It doesn’t appear that I have been. We will have to ask how we got…