Tag Archives: Coronavirus

Nothing Skewed

Somebody suggested to me yesterday that the coronavirus study that appeared to show that smokers had protection from the disease may have been skewed: Something that may be skewing those figures might be a large number of children who are … Continue reading

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Seven Weeks

Still no deaths on the Diamond Princess, 24 days after the 80-year-old man boarded the ship, 10 days after he became the first nCoV case. The passengers are pretty elderly: As of last Wednesday, about 80 percent of the 2,666 … Continue reading

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How To Prevent Coronavirus? Start Smoking

Great find by Joe L: …new study … claims that of the 1099 Chinese people who contracted 2019-nCoV which were studied, 85.4% (927 people) were never-smokers, while only 12.6% (137 people) were current smokers and only 1.9% (21 people) were … Continue reading

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Medical Crisis Becomes Economic Crisis

ZeroHedge: China has now placed hundreds of millions of its citizens under quarantine, leaving its economy grinding to a halt. Workers can’t leave their homes. Factories are idle. Most (if not all) of China’s ports are no longer shipping. International … Continue reading

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Real and Fake States of Emergency

Quite aside from whether they come down with the coronavirus infection, the passengers aboard the Diamond Princess have been having a very interesting experience. For the first two weeks of their voyage, they were having an all-day party, eating, drinking, … Continue reading

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Diamond Princess

One epidemic overtakes another: France has declared an epidemic of seasonal flu as thousands fall sick. Twenty-six people have died since the outbreak began. Coronavirus might be hogging the headlines at present, but in France normal seasonal flu is proving … Continue reading

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The Phantom World

I realised this morning that coronavirus alarmism is retracing the footsteps of carbon dioxide alarmism and tobacco smoke alarmism, and retracing them very precisely. Can coronavirus go through walls? Can coronavirus rise five storeys and enter through a window? Can … Continue reading

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