30 facts you NEED to know: Your Covid Cribsheet

You asked for it, so we made it. A collection of all the arguments you’ll ever need. The survival rate of “Covid” is over 99%. There has been NO unusual excess mortality. “Covid death” counts are artificially inflated. The vast majority of covid deaths have serious comorbidities. Average age of “Covid death” 82.5 is greaterContinue reading “30 facts you NEED to know: Your Covid Cribsheet”

What Pandemic? New Figures Reveal Age-Adjusted Mortality in the First Six Months of 2021 is Below the 10-year Average

By Will Jones  /  13 July 2021 New figures from the Institute and Faculty of Actuaries (IFA) Mortality Monitor released today show that cumulative mortality in the first six months of 2021 in England and Wales is running 0.4% below the 10-year average, once adjusted for the size and age of the population (see above). This means, despite theContinue reading “What Pandemic? New Figures Reveal Age-Adjusted Mortality in the First Six Months of 2021 is Below the 10-year Average”

2020 was only the worst year since 2003, In terms of number of deaths

Leading medical journal the BMJ published a peer-reviewed article last week by John Appleby, Director of Research at the Nuffield Trust, that draws on ONS data to look at the 2020 England and Wales death toll in a historical context.In terms of absolute number of deaths, 2020 was the worst year since 1838 except forContinue reading “2020 was only the worst year since 2003, In terms of number of deaths”

Sweden Saw Lower Mortality Rate Than Most of Europe in 2020, Despite No Lockdown

New data from Europe suggest Sweden’s laissez-faire approach to the pandemic was far from catastrophic. Few people in 2020 came under more heat than Anders Tegnell, Sweden’s top epidemiologist. But the man who forged Sweden’s laissez-faire approach to COVID-19 early in the pandemic says new international data reveal a hard truth about government lockdowns. “I think peopleContinue reading “Sweden Saw Lower Mortality Rate Than Most of Europe in 2020, Despite No Lockdown”