Second COVID death toll dooms our ‘experts’

Second COVID death toll dooms our ‘experts’

COVID has killed more than a million Americans. But the disastrous US policy response — blunt instrument closures and endless scaremongering — has inflicted its own terrible cost, according to figures compiled in a Wall Street Journal report. An ugly example: The data shows a serious increase in deaths from heart attacks (4.1%) and strokes … Read more

Monkeypox is disproportionately affecting Black and Hispanic people, latest CDC breakdown shows

Monkeypox is disproportionately affecting Black and Hispanic people, latest CDC breakdown shows

CNN — A detailed analysis of monkeypox case records released Friday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers new insight into the outbreak, which disproportionately affects men who have sex with men, especially blacks and Hispanics. There were 2,891 cases of monkeypox reported in the United States as of July 22, about … Read more

What is monkeypox and how can you stay safe while it spreads?

What is monkeypox and how can you stay safe while it spreads?

CNN — The Biden administration has declared the monkeypox outbreak in the US a public health emergency. “We are prepared to take our response to the next level to address this virus, and we urge all Americans to take this virus seriously and take responsibility for helping us confront it,” said Xavier Becerra, Secretary of … Read more

Fauci screwing up monkeypox like COVID, Ebola and AIDS

Fauci screwing up monkeypox like COVID, Ebola and AIDS

Once, I believed that the world is run by experts who know what to do. I believed that the best response to a crisis is to listen to the experts and do what they say because they know best and can be trusted to have our interests in mind. Yes, I was an idiot. In … Read more

Gottlieb predicts that monkeypox will become a public health failure

Gottlieb predicts that monkeypox will become a public health failure

Former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb wrote an opinion piece in the New York Times published on Saturday, arguing that the United States lacks a federal infrastructure capable of dealing with public health emergencies such as monkeypox and COVID-19. “Our country’s response to monkeypox ‌‌has been plagued by the same shortcomings that … Read more

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: While monkeypox cases rise, why are we waiting for the cavalry to rescue us?

Dr. Sanjay Gupta: While monkeypox cases rise, why are we waiting for the cavalry to rescue us?

CNN  —  It’s hard to believe we are face-to-face with a new health crisis, monkeypox, before we are even out of the woods with the previous – but still very much current – crisis, Covid-19. The pandemic, which has held the United States and almost every other country in its grip, should have taught us … Read more