Monday, July 27, 2020

What's New with the WuFlu?

Another pile of links in danger of getting stale in the digital fridge:

On the question of schools opening. We talked to a teacher on the beach today who was anxious to get back to school today, and didn't see a problem with it, but admitted some of her colleagues felt otherwise:

Schools reopening has not triggered rise in Covid-19 cases, EU ministers told | World news | The Guardian

Betsy DeVos: If Schools Won't Reopen Then Perhaps Families Should Get Those Education Funds Directly

Opinion | Please Don’t Make Me Risk Getting Covid-19 to Teach Your Child - The New York Times

For parents who can afford it, a solution for fall: Bring the teachers to them - The Washington Post

Stop the Fear-Porn: There Is No Reason Schools Should Be Closed. - YouTube

Althouse: "Scientists behind a Nordic study have found that keeping primary schools open during the coronavirus pandemic may not have had much bearing on contagion rates."

The Media Wants To Guilt-Trip Parents Over School ‘Pods’ –
On the ever shifting science of WuFlu. Hey, science is supposed to change. But it's not supposed to shift because you fudge the data.

Coronavirus: Five Reasons Public Health Experts Have Lost Credibility | American Council on Science and Health

Connecticut pathologist's study shows CDC coronavirus test kits generate 30% false positive results

COVID-19 Conversation Is Plagued With Misinformation

Concerns arise as some receive positive COVID-19 results but never got tested

The Models Were Wildly Wrong about Reopening Too – AIER

NYT Fudges Data To Claim Huge Spike In COVID-19 Hospitalizations

The Everchanging Science of Covid-19 | City Journal "Medical evidence is not always clear, and it rarely mandates a clear policy direction."

Coronavirus Infections Far Exceed Reported Cases, CDC Says - Bloomberg

California's Got The Most Coronavirus Cases, Yet the Media Keeps Bashing Red States | Frontpagemag

Alas, Cities Finally Confirm What We Already Knew Regarding the Spike in COVID Cases and admitted protests may have played a big role

Mainstream Media Oddly Silent as Virus Case Numbers Rise in Portland and Seattle. I wonder why?

Florida Is A Case Study In Media-Induced COVID-19 Panic – Issues & Insights. Much less bad then it's being made out to be.

Ace of Spades HQ Covid Credibility Lost – Contradictory Epidemiology Pronouncements & Fraudulent Statistics

Fresh at Instapundit » Blog Archive » ECONOMIST ALAN REYNOLDS (no relation), on Facebook: “Federal guidelines advise that states wait u…
In [this Johns Hopkins] visualization, states that appear in shades of orange have experienced a growth in new cases over the past two weeks. States that appear in shades of green have seen declines in cases over the same period of time. The shade of the colors indicates the size of each state’s growth or decline in new cases; the darker the shade, the bigger the change.”

“Green” States in with a declining 14-day trend of new cases include, among others, Texas, Florida, Arizona and (most recently) California.

Nearly all Western states except Oklahoma are trending flat or down, as well as most of the South except Louisiana and Mississippi. In the East, only Rhode Island has a declining trend of new COVID-19 cases.

If this sounds like the exact opposite of what you’ve been hearing from the news, don’t blame the facts.
Retracted coronavirus (COVID-19) papers – Retraction Watch. Lots of junk science

Doomsayers Keep Getting It Wrong - YouTube

How is treatment progressing? 

Hydroxychloroquine could save up to 100,000 lives if used for COVID-19: Yale epidemiology professor | Fox News Too bad it's being suppressed to hurt Trump and help Democrats.

The Key to Defeating COVID-19 Already Exists. We Need to Start Using It | Opinion - The "hydroxy."

Coronavirus: Protein treatment trial 'a breakthrough' - BBC News

How Long Does COVID-19 Immunity Last? - The Atlantic

The people with hidden immunity against Covid-19 - BBC Future

Breaking: Oxford vaccine shows "dual immune" action in trials – HotAir

What happens when flu meets COVID-19? – HotAir. Sometimes one disease suppresses another. It would be nice, but don't count on it.

And the general politics or it all?

State Department Cables Warned of China's Wuhan Lab Two Years Ago

Swiped from Maggie's Farm
During lockdowns, some doctors wondered: Where are the preemies? – HotAir

Mike Rowe Answers a Fan Letter About COVID-19 -- It Probably Wasn't the Answer They Expected

Cuomo Policies Killed 6,000 People and He's Proud of It

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