Tag: Wuhan coronavirus

CDC to the rescue, Who was that masked man?

set of medical protective face masks

By Kevin Roche The timing is so obvious as to be laughable. CDC and the public health experts have obviously been sitting on two papers that they released on Friday.  They knew weeks ago about the Danish mask study results…

It’s time to amend the Emergency Management Act

By Jon Guze Raleigh, NC – I’ve been a critic of Gov. Roy Cooper’s COVID-19 lockdown orders from the very start. I’ve argued that the orders are unnecessary, divisive, and counterproductive, and I’ve also argued that — because the governor…

Save the children

By Kevin Roche I got a comment from a physician on Thursday that everyone should read, as it is personal testimony to the enormous damage we are doing to children by blocking them from getting a normal school experience.  I…

2020 Reindeer Run is going virtual

Pittsboro, NC – Due to Covid-19 and different restrictions on gathering, the 2020 Reindeer Run is switching to a virtual format. Chatham County Partnership for Children will be marking courses at multiple Chatham County Parks as well as Central Carolina…

Long-term care COVID-19 deaths

By Kevin Roche This data chart gives the percents of all CV-19 deaths occurring among LTC residents for all states. The comparison isn’t completely accurate because different states vary in how they are reporting (the LSOS Governor of NY for…

Good news on North Carolina’s state budget

By John Hood Raleigh, NC – Since the beginning of the COVID-19 recession in March, North Carolina policymakers have been watching government revenues and expenditures carefully. How big a hole would the economic downturn poke in the state budget? Would…

More on the mask delusion

By Kevin Roche I could show the same chart from a large number of states. It is really, really apparent that whether it is the timing of a mask mandate or actual mask wearing, there is no effect on slowing…

North Carolina establishes a COVID-19 County Alert System

Raleigh, NC – North Carolina has established a COVID-19 County Alert System that they claim will give individuals, businesses, community organizations, and public officials another tool to understand how their county is faring and to make decisions about actions to…