Category Archives: Affairs of State

World Malnutrition in the Pandemic

One of Science Magazine’s Breakthroughs of 2019 was how to treat malnourished children. Millions of Children who were malnourished remained sick, even after being well fed.   Over a decade, researchers found that their gut microbiomes were not developing to … Continue reading

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Status of US and Canadian Coronavirus Cases, and US Unpreparedness

Status of US and Canada Coronavirus Cases, and US Unpreparedness There have only been about 500 tests so far.  There is no evidence that a million tests are coming.  The CDC test count has been removed from its website.  The … Continue reading

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The Coming Minority and Poor Coronavirus Epidemic

The Coming Minority and Poor Coronavirus Epidemic We are about to witness the truth of the axiom that:  you are only as healthy as the least among you.  While thinking about this I see that Pete Buttigieg is way ahead … Continue reading

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Locations of US and California Coronavirus Patients, as of Feb. 28

Locations of US and California Coronavirus Patients, as of February 28. The Johns Hopkins list of Coronavirus cases worldwide, also shows which cities in the United States have such patients.  Here is the list as of this morning. Two cases … Continue reading

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Trump’s Confidence Destroying News Conference on the Coronavirus

Trump’s Confidence Destroying News Conference on the Coronavirus One day after the CDC news conference assuring us that the Coronavirus was unstoppable and would attack the US, Trump finally gave us a real News Conference trying to insure us that … Continue reading

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The WHO Coronavirus China Tour News Conference by Dr. Bruce Aylward

The WHO Coronavirus China Tour News Conference by Dr. Bruce Aylward He is the Team Leader, WHO China Joint Mission on Covid 19, which just returned from a China medical tour.  The news conference is on YouTube. My notes are … Continue reading

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The Global Health Security Index for African Countries, by Population

The Global Health Security Index for African Countries, by Population We list the GHS Index for 22 of the most populous African nations.  The index goes from 0 to 100, where 100 would be complete capabilities to confront a pandemic.  … Continue reading

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The Global Health Security Index for the Most Afflicted Countries and Africa

In an earlier article we covered the Global Health Security Index for the ten largest countries in population, which included China, India, and the United States.  This Index rates countries in their ability to protect from pandemics, and came out … Continue reading

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Putin’s Choice: to Trump, or Not?

Putin’s Choice:  to Trump, or Not? Update 2/22/2020:  The intelligence agencies are reporting that Putin is aiding both Trump and Bernie Sanders.  Go figure. (The two faces that launched a thousand conspiracy theories.)  However, Sanders denounced the election interference, while Trump … Continue reading

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Living in Trump’s Dystopian Collapse of Democracy

Living in Trump’s Dystopian Collapse of Democracy It feels like we are living in a science fiction movie, where the Untouchable Chosen One daily smashes another pillar of our previous Democracy.  The savior of the Stone may not be acting … Continue reading

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