Why do countries with most malaria fatalities have the least COVID-19 deaths per million?

This is a tale of two plagues - malaria and COVID-19, and how they seem related. It begins with this current advice from U.S. health experts: Both adults and children should take one dose of chloroquine per week starting at least 1 week before traveling to the area (Africa) where malaria transmission occurs. They should … Continue reading Why do countries with most malaria fatalities have the least COVID-19 deaths per million?

Covid-19 deaths hit new low on CDC report; doctor wonders if total fatalities exaggerated

The graph above from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows COVID-19 deaths have fallen to a new low, dropping to 369 on Sunday, compared to thousands daily in April. Most deaths from the pandemic continue to be the elderly - the top two lines on the chart - and few deaths have … Continue reading Covid-19 deaths hit new low on CDC report; doctor wonders if total fatalities exaggerated

FLU far more deadly for most U.S. states than Covid-19

Remember when the governors closed nearly all the states for months to fight the Flu in 2018, when high estimates showed 95,000 deaths, and even the average guess was 61,000? Remember how President Donald Trump reacted in 2019, when that prior year analysis came true, and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) decided the almost … Continue reading FLU far more deadly for most U.S. states than Covid-19

Does PA Gov. Wolf want 5.2 million citizens to suffer endlessly, because of coronavirus standards from nanny Health Secretary?

"Right now Medicare is determining that if you (a doctor) have a Covid-19 admission to the hospital, you get $13,000. If that Covid-19 patient goes on a ventilator you get $39,000, three times as much. Nobody can tell me after 35 years in the world of medicine that sometimes those kinds of things impact on … Continue reading Does PA Gov. Wolf want 5.2 million citizens to suffer endlessly, because of coronavirus standards from nanny Health Secretary?