Archive for April 7th, 2020

Good news: dogs can’t catch coronavirus…

April 7, 2020

Bad news: cats can.

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With the coronavirus spreading rapidly around the world, some pet owners have raised concerns about whether their pets can become infected and pass the virus along to other animals and, oh yeah, people.

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Raise your hand if you want to be in the placebo group…

April 7, 2020

We opted for a “doctor supervised off-label test” instead of a randomized control test. Here’s why.
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American Society of Hand Therapists (ASHT)

Dr. Fauci has consistently dissed the use of hydroxychloroquine because there hasn’t been a large-scale, double-blind control test proving its efficacy.

There are plenty of field reports, patient testimonials and doctors prescribing the drug “off-label” (or even using it themselves as a prophylactic).

But, Dr. Fauci advises that we all just chill for a year or so until the “proper” scientific testing is done.

That point-of-view hits close to home.

Here’s a very personal story…

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April 7: COVID -19 Tracker

April 7, 2020

Cumulative U.S. Deaths 
10,943  Worldometer
10,993   JHU

IHME Model Cumulative US Death Projection:
81,766 by Aug. 4  Rev. DOWN 11.765 on 4/4 

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1,323 Daily New Deaths   Worldometer
See technical note below chart
3-day average relatively level

IHME Model Peak DND Projection:
3,130 on April 16  Revised UP 486 on 4/4

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Technical note: Worldometer’s calculation of DNDs sometimes falls out of sync with their reporting of Total Deaths. Probably due to reporting issues on granular state data. We check the Worldometer Total Deaths against the JHU reporting … and do our own calculation of DNDs by comparing day-to-day Total Death numbers.

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State-by-State Detail

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