Is “the herd” on the table?

Now, they talk about Sweden, but Sweden is suffering very gravely.  You know that, right?  Sweden did that.  “The herd.”  They call it “the herd.”  Sweden is suffering very, very badly.   April 7, 2020 – White House briefing On Monday, the Washington Post reported that Trump advisor Scott Atlas was pushing herd immunity as a

Miscellanea

Thank you! So many people wrote yesterday with really nice messages of support. I really, really appreciate it. Periodically, I do lectures on various topics in front of up to 150 people. You get feedback right away about the effectiveness of the talk – are people looking at their cell phones? Is there a healthy

American Exceptionalism = 300,000 Deaths?

Today, as we log 180,000 deaths from COVID, we have a grim look into the crystal ball known as the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), which is part of the University of Washington. The IHME model hit the news way back in April, when they raised the possibility that hospitals could get overwhelmed