Archive for June 5th, 2020

Great moments in junk science…

June 5, 2020

A couple of weeks ago, The Lancet — “a prestigious U.K. medical journal” — published a bombshell study on hydroxychloroquine (HCQ).

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In a nutshell, the study claimed that Covid-19 patients given HCQ cocktails (HCQ plus an antibiotic such as azithromycin) had their risk of ventricular arrhythmias increase fivefold. Source

Based on the report, Eric Topol, director the Scripps Research Institute and a cardiologist, noted “It’s no longer that hydroxychloroquine has no sign of efficacy, it  is now associated with an increase in mortality.”

Whoa, Nellie.

“Following the science”, the WHO put the brakes on a Fauci-pleasing double blind random clinical trial of HCQ’s efficacy … citing the increased heart risks that the study found.

France banned the use of HCQ on Covid patients.

CNN did an end zone dance: proof positive that President Trump is an idiot.

But, the proverbial worm has turned.

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June 5: C-19 Key NATIONAL & STATES Data

June 5, 2020

1,031 Daily New Deaths Worldometer
> 7-day average 977 1st time < 1,000
> Peaked on April 21

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

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Cumulative Deaths 
110,173
Worldometer

IHME Model Cume US Death Projection:
135,109 by Aug. 4  Rev. UP 3,142 6/2
368 = Req’d Daily New Deaths until Aug 4

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Key States Data

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click to see  C-19 Data Reference Guide: ALL STATES and Data Recap: The BOTTOM 39