Excellent article. It has to be obvious to anyone that thinks about it that if you try to specifically count all people who died of “blank”, whatever blank is, you are going to be low. For most things you are going to be very, very low.
What most people seem oblivious to is that for the flu, the CDC is only able to identify about 5,000 deaths per year as actual flu deaths. They know that count is low, so at the end of the year, they adjust the count by a correction factor. For the flu, the corr…
Daycares in Finland Built a ‘Forest Floor’, And It Changed Children’s Immune Systems – ScienceAlert
Playing through the greenery and litter of a mini forest’s undergrowth for just one month may be enough to change a child’s immune system, according to a small…
Playing through the greenery and litter of a mini forest’s undergrowth for just one month may be enough to change a child’s immune system, according to a small new experiment.
When daycare workers in Finland rolled out a lawn, planted forest undergrowth such as dwarf heather and blueberries, and allowed children to care for crops in planter boxes, the diversity of microbes in the guts and on the skin of young kids appeared healthier in a very short space of time.
Compared to other city kids who…
Offline: Science and politics in the era of COVID-19 – The Lancet
“How can we follow the science when scientists haven’t the foggiest.” “‘Big mouth’scientists losing trust of Ministers.” Headlines such as these are increasingly…
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Scientists say some Covid-19 vaccines need screening for raising HIV risk – South China Morning Post
Researchers have raised concern about candidates made with a cold virus known as adenovirus 5.