COVID-19

King Canute and the Cult of Zero Infection

The humility of King Canute in the face of nature is worth recalling as a check on the enthusiasm for zero-infection. It is a fine-sounding slogan but do we really want to live in a society where everything else is sacrificed to this goal?

3 months ago
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Pandemic Management – The Path Not Taken

New data from the WHO show that during the pandemic’s first two years, Sweden had half the excess death rate of the UK, Germany or Spain – and a quarter of the excess death rate of many countries in Eastern Europe.

4 months ago
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A Look Inside the Team that Safeguards Trillions in COVID Relief Spending

The focus of these special inspector general offices is to not only keep a watchful eye on the trillions of dollars flowing from Washington to families and business across the country, but to also prevent and deter people defrauding the federal government and thus the tax-paying American public.

8 months ago
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