Archive for May 17th, 2020

George Carlin: How to build a strong immune system.

May 17, 2020

WARNING: Adult content – profanity-laced, politically-incorrect, totally insensitive to the current COVID situation and likely to offend practically everyone.  Do not play in earshot of children, co-workers or sensitive adults. Hit delete now if you self-classify in that latter group.

In other word, this is classic George Carlin.

His prescription for building a strong immune system to battle germ attacks is a bit contrary to current conventional wisdom and CDC guidance.

click to view (if you dare <= you’ve been warned!)

Our slant on last week’s COVID-19 news

May 17, 2020

Just in case you might have missed

Time to catch up on your HomaFiles reading:

“I was for hydroxychloroquine before I was against it”
… and other reasons that I couldn’t take the Dr. Bright seriously.

Data: Over half of C-19 deaths in nursing homes.

Oh my, what a disappointing Senate hearing…
Are these scientists just making things up as they go along?

COVID: How about squeezing the data and doing some old-fashioned profiling?
Hint: Go back and ask people who have been tested or hospitalized.

Survey: Some changes will endure post-coronavirus…

Gottleib: “We thought we’d be in a better place by now”
More deaths than expected … daily deaths on a plateau.

Birx: “Nothing from the CDC that I can trust”

May 17: C-19 Key NATIONAL Data

May 17, 2020

1,606 Daily New Deaths Worldometer
> 7-day average 1,439

336 NY+NJ+CT 21% of US Total


See: How will we know when we’ve turned the COVID-19 corner?

Cumulative Deaths 
41,733 NY+NJ+CT 46% of US Total

IHME Model Cumulative US Death Projection:
147,040 by Aug. 4  Rev. UP 9,856 on 5/12

click to see Key STATES Data and  C-19 Data Reference Guide: ALL STATES
Related Posts:

Flattening the COVID-19 curve

About that forecast of 60,000 coronavirus deaths

May 17: C-19 STATES Data

May 17, 2020

STATE DEATHS  Worldometer

  • Total US Deaths = 90,113  273 per Million
  • NY+NJ+CT = 41,733  46% of US Total
       NY+NJ+CT = 10% U.S. Population
  • Top 12 Total = 72,286 80% of US Total
      Top 12 Average = 470 Deaths per Million
      Top 12 = 48% of U.S. Population
  • Bottom 39 Average = 101 Deaths/Million
    Bottom 39 Trend 4.2% > Top 12 1.2%

State-by-State Data – Top 12


 C-19 Data Reference Guide: ALL STATES

Flattening the COVID-19 curve

How will we know when we’ve turned the COVID-19 corner?