6. Common sense
5. Old Rightie has a new site
Let us look at the alacrity the WHO dismissed the drug’s efficacy. Dropped study in June 2020. Now we should look at the fact that the WHO and its acolytes had much to lose in their failures over the whole pandemic crisis.
4. More on Maxwell
Via Rossa’s mother:
3. For what it’s worth
A recent genetic association study (Ellinghaus et al. 2020) identified a gene cluster on chromosome 3 as a risk locus for respiratory failure in SARS-CoV-2. Recent data comprising 3,199 hospitalized COVID-19 patients and controls reproduce this and find that it is the major genetic risk factor for severe SARS-CoV-2 infection and hospitalization (COVID-19 Host Genetics Initiative). Here, we show that the risk is conferred by a genomic segment of ~50 kb that is inherited from Neandertals and occurs at a frequency of ~30% in south Asia and ~8% in Europe.
2. Wood under the microscope
1. Saw this on Twitter
Channel Cod, the UK share of that quota is nine percent. The French is 84 percent. Celtic Sea haddock where the UK share is 10 percent and the French share is 66 percent.
Why? Who signed it away in the first place?
[H/T Chuckles and haiku as applicable]