Testing More Often Can Eradicate Diseases

I would feel comfortable if a coronavirus test were negative before leaving on a trip for Thanksgiving. I would feel ecstatic if two tests yielded the same result. What if one test came back positive and the other negative? Several … Continue reading

Coronavirus Deaths to Almost Double in Three Months?

CNN had a headline this week stating that COVID-19 deaths will rise almost 80% by February. This is based on an influential model – I do not understand why the model from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at … Continue reading

400 Thousand Covid-19 Deaths by January 1st – Myth or Reality?

CNBC News reported today that over 400,000 Americans could die from COVID-19 by January 1st, 2021 (https://cnb.cx/2ZbA36a). I saw this headline and looked at the article and thought seriously about its likelihood. American deaths from COVID-19 are nearing 190,000 (https://coronavirus.jhu.edu/map.html). … Continue reading

Confusion Reigns

I wonder who is deciding what numbers to report daily. We see that the number of people dying of seasonal influenza is lower than expected. We see that the number of COVID-19 deaths is increasing. Yet, there is a distinction … Continue reading