Sounds good. Too bad he was just another typical snowflake conservative so fearful of anything close to economic equality. He lied about it ad nauseum, but never could completely backtrack on his support of the dictatorship of Pinochet in Chile. At least it helped him win a Nobel prize. His biggest influence on modern US economy is by practicing what US economists even more blatantly today, to completely ignore built-in, structural, systemic problems of "free-market" capitalism and just treat th
So these were pictures of people collapsing were posted on social media in the past few days til yesterday (2/23) but no mention in the news. This makes sense because there is no freedom of press in South Korea and everything gets censored. (I know this first-hand because I worked in public radio for half a year in Seoul) The situation may be even worse than what is reported considering these photos are all in very recognizable spaces in Seoul, not Daegu. What's crazy is that I have personally w
In the US pneumonia is the most common cause of hospitalization other than giving birth.
Pneumonia is the #1 most common reason for US children to be hospitalized.
Half of all non-immunocompromised adults hospitalized for severe pneumonia in the US are younger adults (18-57 years of age).
Half of the deaths from bacteremic pneumococcal pneumonia occur in people ages 18-64.
Pneumonia is the most common cause of sepsis.
After developing pneumonia, it often takes 6-8 weeks
I thought this was pretty interesting, as I was unaware of how common pneumonia really is: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Epidemiology_of_pneumonia#United_States
Given that there are about 1.86M emergency room encounters with pneumonia per year, consider that everyday over 5000 patients show up with pneumonia in US ERs.
Goes to show how difficult it must be to separate signal from noise when it comes to early detection of COVID19 cases in the absence of mass testing!
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