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The lab-leak hypothesis seems likely to be true, or: Why a technocracy is a nightmare

I have written about the lab-leak hypothesis regarding the origin on SARS-CoV-2; first I dismissed it, then … I didn’t entirely. Now, it looks likely to be true. The materials show that the 2014 and 2019 NIH grants to EcoHealth … Continue reading

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I was wrong

I don’t enjoy being wrong, but if you search my blog you will find a number of posts about me, being wrong. This one is most likely such a one. — But I am not sure if it is. The … Continue reading

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The could-be pandemic

It’s not going be great; with a case fatality rate (CFR) of about 2%, the COVID-19 outbreak is much worse than the seasonal flu and also more infectious. The relative good news is that the CFR is still low. (from) … Continue reading

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Coronavirus, Wuhan virus, 2019nCoV

I am not saying that the current outbreak in China is not a big deal, but here’s a good thread on it, countering a viral (sorry) thread from an epidemiologist that greatly exaggerated the risks. First the chart: R0 is … Continue reading

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