While our ‘thought leaders’ worried about the elderly in the year 2050, a virus that would kill hundreds of thousands of elderly people this year was spreading like wildfire.
The head of the WHO isn’t annoyed his organization learned about the coronavirus from third parties. He isn’t angry it had to ask China for info more than once. In fact, he’s been covering for China.
After implying for months that China followed international rules, the World Health Organization backtracks.
China gave the WHO permission to send in investigators, but wouldn’t allow them near the affected area after they’d arrived. They departed empty-handed, two weeks later.
Rather than quarantining travelers, our leaders chose a course of action that led to entire countries being locked down.
In the interim, I recommend this brilliant essay on what the coronavirus has taught us.
How are different countries coping? What is the case fatality rate?
The World Health Organization is playing games.
You’ll eat those vegetables – or else.
Green groups are perpetual outrage machines.
A polar explorer is falsely described as a climate scientist in a news story; his activist connections aren’t reported.