Category: Columns

Floating on coronavirus research

By Kevin Roche A couple of early morning research tidbits. One is a little more information on the Swedish study. Here is another story, eventually we will get a translation.  (Swedish Story)  This story also describes the interim results as…

A prudent reopening is sustainable

by John Hood A couple of weeks ago, I wrote a column arguing that while a stay-at-home order might be justified as an initial response to an immediate and poorly understood public-health threat, it wasn’t “sustainable” for more than a…

What we learned this week

By Kevin Roche From a science or epidemiological perspective the primary learning this week, gleaned from a variety of studies, most of which have been summarized in other posts, is that, as suspected, the true number of people who are…

What comes next in the ongoing coronavirus saga?

By Kevin Roche Over the last few days, pressure has been mounting, from the public and certain leaders, to change the strategy on economic shutdowns.  It appears that our leaders, unfortunately, as usual, completely under-estimated the depth of the job…