Category: Web Briefing

Hospital Capacity will Soon be Taken Up

I think most people aren’t aware of the risk of systemic healthcare failure due to #COVID19 because they simply haven’t run the numbers yet. Let’s talk math. 1/n — Liz Specht (@LizSpecht) March 7,...

‘Hamsterkauf’

From DW: The coronavirus scare has seen quite a number of Germans resorting to panic buying, although the chances of them really needing a lot of stuff at home over a longer period are rather...

Dr. Anthony Fauci: Not His First Rodeo

From the NYT: Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s leading expert on infectious diseases, is widely respected for his ability to explain science without talking down to his audience — and lately, for managing to...

Bizarrely Bad at Math on MSNBC

Really? From FOX: The Super Tuesday evening post, now deleted, said: “Bloomberg spent $500 million on ads. The U.S. population is 327 million. He could have given each American $1 million and still have...

Why Do Such Old People Run the Country?

From The Atlantic: When Joe Biden climbed to the stage in California to celebrate his Super Tuesday comeback in the Democratic primary, three things happened in a matter of minutes. He basked in the...