Tag: lockdowns

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…

More coronavirus meanderings

By Kevin Roche This article points out how little we know about the infectious agents that cause many of our minor illnesses. It come from the Center for Evidence-Based Medicine at Oxford University.  (UK Article)  A large number of illnesses…

How do you think this pandemic ends?

By Kevin Roche There are only two ways that this epidemic ends.  One is by population immunity that makes transmission rare, and one is eradication of the virus.  The latter is simply not going to happen.  The former can be…

News summaries about the coronavirus pandemic

By Kevin Roche Here are some quick summaries of news articles and op-ed type columns, which bring a ray of reality into the discussion. These I generally select because if you want the hell scared out of you about how…