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Covid - The Fix Is In

The Fix Is In

If you make bad bets, you can try to fix the game to keep from losing.  The President’s medical experts, Dr. Fauci and Dr. Birx bet their credibility and the US economy on a lot of deaths from the Coronavirus (Covid-19).

MSU Ventilators

MSU Engineers Convert Venilators in Response to the Covid-19 Pandemic

Mississippi State University engineers were able to convert more than 550 ventilators from battery to AC power so they can be used in the state’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Real Over / Under

What’s the Real Covid-19 Over / Under?  

Too bad there’s not an over/under for Covid-19 metrics.  It would be a useful check against numbers coming from the President’s experts, the Center for Disease Control, the World Health Organization, reporters, and others in the Chicken Little business (i.e., the bad news sells business)

Chicken Little Is Wrong Again

Chicken Little Is Wrong Again

If it bleeds, it’s the lede.  Disaster headlines sold newspapers (when people read them).  Now screaming talking heads sell panic on TV.  It’s contagious.  The precautionary principle becomes: assume the worst and follow the herd. 

Coronavirus and Telemedicine

COVID-19 and the Rise of Telemedicine

One small bright spot in the COVID-19 crisis is that some states, including Mississippi, are reducing some regulations temporarily to help with social distancing, which is designed to prevent the spread of the virus.