From What’s the cost of acquiring herd immunity to Covid-19? hoakley works through the numbers on herd immunity without a vaccine in the UK. It’s not pretty. And the US officials know this. [It] works out at a quarter of a million (246,400) fresh cases of Covid-19 per day on average, for a period of… Continue reading Reading: What’s the cost of acquiring herd immunity to Covid-19?
From The WHO considers the WH’s decision not to control Covid-19 As a counter-point to the WH’s false claim that it has ended the pandemic, sits the WHO’s latest consideration of the circumstances of the pandemic. Ars, quoting White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows, reports that the WH has given up: “I mean, when… Continue reading Reading: The WHO considers the WH’s decision not to control Covid-19
From Minnesota reports three Covid-19 outbreaks related to Trump campaign events in September – CNNPolitics This is why we can’t shop at local businesses: At least 21 cases have been traced to outbreaks occurring at rally events in Bemidji on September 18, a speech held by Vice President Mike Pence on September 24 in Minneapolis,… Continue reading Reading: Minnesota reports three Covid-19 outbreaks related to Trump campaign events in September – CNNPolitics
From ‘Sue if you must’: Lincoln Project rejects threat over Kushner and Ivanka billboards Let’s see what happens when a group stands up to bullying. On Friday, Marc Kasowitz, an attorney who has represented the president against allegations of fraud and sexual assault, wrote to the Lincoln Project, demanding the “false, malicious and defamatory” ads… Continue reading Reading: ‘Sue if you must’: Lincoln Project rejects threat over Kushner and Ivanka billboards
From The COVID Reopening Disasters This is not just a matter of rehashing old news. The rise of Covid infections at universities, as narrated in Acade, tells us a lot about what we’ve been doing wrong all summer.
From The Risks – Know Them – Avoid Them So now let’s get to the crux of it. Where are the personal dangers from reopening? The personal is social. As we move back to work, or go to a restaurant, let’s look at what can happen in those environments. The crux: The reason to highlight… Continue reading Reading: The Risks – Know Them – Avoid Them
From Our Classrooms and Our Campuses Are Petri Dishes | ACADEME BLOG Martin Kich on Academe Blog considers the implications of re-opening univeristies – and what’s being over-looked by more vocal planners: Mitch Daniels, the president of Purdue University and former governor of Indiana has announced his intention to have on-site classes in the fall,… Continue reading Reading: Our Classrooms and Our Campuses Are Petri Dishes | ACADEME BLOG