U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Is Far Higher Than Reported, C.D.C. Data Suggests

In Puerto Rico in 2017, only 64 deaths were initially attributed to Hurricane Maria. But an analysis of the additional deaths showed the way that the disaster had, directly and indirectly, led to nearly 3,000 deaths over six months. The total included the immediate deaths from mudslides and drownings, but also sepsis, diabetes and suicidesContinue reading “U.S. Coronavirus Death Toll Is Far Higher Than Reported, C.D.C. Data Suggests”

Trump and Kushner on the Coronavirus: Wishful Thinking and Revisionist History

With 61,504 people dead in the U.S. due to the C-Virus Pandemic, it has surpassed the 58,220 Americans who died over nearly two decades in Vietnam. Is this what is called a success? I would hate to see what failure would be like…

Trump’s History With the Word Sarcasm is Littered with Excuses

“In the 1949 film She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, John Wayne’s character says, “Never apologize and never explain—it’s a sign of weakness.” Many men, wanting to appear strong, have taken this attitude on. … Admitting a mistake means facing shame in a healthy way, and many men simply can’t or won’t do that.Dec 29, 2011”
I guess Trump wants to imitate John Wayne by never admitting he screwed up in public, or apologizing if he caused suffering or confusion to the general public for what he says in front of millions.

Sweden says its coronavirus approach has worked. The numbers show a different story

Numbers do not lie, Sweden has had more deaths from the C-virus because of loose restrictions on lockdown measures, and an apparent effort to create “herd immunity”, an unproven theory of protecting the human population during a pandemic.

Closed Hospitals Leave Rural Patients ‘Stranded’ as Coronavirus Spreads

Edited digital photo of U.S. president proposing alternative treatments solutions for a killing disease.

“Doctors express concern over Trump’s comments on disinfectant, UV light as COVID-19 treatments” (NBC Today)

Britain sees high demand after expanding coronavirus testing availability.

“The government has been under intense pressure for failing to roll out wider testing as coronavirus cases rose even as health officials said they believed the country had passed the peak for infections.”   via World Coronavirus News: Live Coverage – The New York Times