1/ I'm going to try to explain this once more for all the blue-checks insisting that they KNOW lockdowns work.The models failed. In real time. Even in NY state, the
1/ I try to analyze dispassionately. But I will admit I am ANGRY about the way we have largely ignored the massive harm lockdowns and school closings have on kids.
Why aren't we talking about WHO is really at risk here? And WHERE they are at risk? Because "social distancing" and lockdowns are an incredibly inefficient way to protect nursing
Jed: Are hospitals outside NYC full, or (in some cases) shutting from lack of patients? Have the models been revised down again and again? Have hospitalizations come in far below
1/ Look, I get why people were so scared three or four weeks ago. I was too. But now - for the media to ignore the real demographics and scare
1/ Let’s talk more about the magic of “social distancing”: yesterday the Ohio governor said it had reduced the state’s projected peak daily cases from 62,000 to 1,600. Awesome! But
And in Oklahoma City a hospital has now CLOSED. Not enough patients. This is not a small hospital - 238 beds, been around more than 100 years. Note: Oklahoma does
They’ve already won. We have never, ever been terrified like this. I was in NY after 9/11 and pretty fast it was f— those guys, we need to move ahead.
1/ #COVIDー19 is devastating hospitals and employees nationally. But not for the reason you think. They are empty - prepared for a surge that has not come - and burning
1/ So I think this is a really excellent, non-hysterical thread on the real potential dangers of #COVID - @JDVance1 is smart and thoughtful - and it highlights yet again
I received many more, but here’s a sample. A bit of color to back the Florida etc bed data. Seems clear that hospitals nationally are emptier than they have been
Michael: I am very aware of the pain that 10 million unemployed Americans (maybe 15 million now, we’ll see Thursday) are suffering for a “pandemic” that now appears unlikely to