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July 5, 2020
Where Are We with COVID-19?
Deaths to date relative to projected deaths in an unmitigated pandemic provide one measure of where we are at in the pandemic.
Health Care
July 2, 2020
Herds and the Policy Response to COVID-19
Our elected executives face a bias to action, worsened by the 24-hour news cycle and running tallies of COVID-19 cases and deaths.
Health Care
June 26, 2020
Defund the CDC
After the COVID-19 pandemic is behind us, we should seriously consider replacing the CDC with an agency focused exclusively on infectious diseases.
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Health Care
June 18, 2020
Sports and COVID Risk
Sports across the world are beginning restarts. Is this worth the risk?
Health Care
June 12, 2020
The WHO Follies, Redux
The World Health Organization this week showed once again why the motto on its official seal should be, Aperto Ore, Pede Inserta, or in English: Open Mouth, Insert Foot.
Government & Politics
June 9, 2020
Tragedies of Our Time: Pandemic, Planning, and Racial Politics
People are being forced back into a new tribalism and a new racial and ethnic collectivism in the public arena due to the renewed insistence on “group-think” that is reinforced by a variety of government policies.

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Health Care
July 5, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
Deaths to date relative to projected deaths in an unmitigated pandemic provide one measure of where we are at in the pandemic.
July 2, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
Our elected executives face a bias to action, worsened by the 24-hour news cycle and running tallies of COVID-19 cases and deaths.
June 26, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
After the COVID-19 pandemic is behind us, we should seriously consider replacing the CDC with an agency focused exclusively on infectious diseases.
June 18, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
Sports across the world are beginning restarts. Is this worth the risk?
June 12, 2020
By Jeff Stier, Henry I. Miller
The World Health Organization this week showed once again why the motto on its official seal should be, Aperto Ore, Pede Inserta, or in English: Open Mouth, Insert Foot.
June 9, 2020
By Richard Ebeling
People are being forced back into a new tribalism and a new racial and ethnic collectivism in the public arena due to the renewed insistence on “group-think” that is reinforced by a variety of government policies.
June 8, 2020
By Charles Battig
Fear is a valuable, basic human emotion which functions as a self-preservation instinct. The ruling class is using fear as a tool to control the masses.
May 28, 2020
By Ronald Stein, P.E.
California Governor Gavin Newsom needs to show actual science if he continues to shut down California's economy.
May 27, 2020
By Daniel Sutter
Whether school closings and stay-at-home orders slow an outbreak is an important and really challenging research question. This question must be answered before we compare economic costs and health benefits.
May 26, 2020
By Clifford Thies
It is common knowledge and well-established scientifically that fear degrades the immune system. Coronavirus is making this evident.