Could you be experiencing medical aggression?
A friend of mine told me of a conversation with his sister that roughly went like this.
Sister: Are you still not vaccinated for Covid-19?
Friend: As I am not vulnerable and the jab doesn’t stop me either getting it or passing on the infection, I will not go get the jab.
Sister: I understand that is your choice. But I am concerned that Mum might not be getting vaccinated because you aren’t.Continue reading “Medical Aggression – the new nasty?”
Has asymptomatic transmission of the virus been significant to this pandemic? The published research I have read indicates that asymptomatic transmission is not significant to the reproduction rate of the Covid virus and therefore not key to the pandemic.
Why does that matter? If not enough of us can get Covid from infected people with no symptoms to significantly affect the reproduction rate of the virus, then the orthodox policy agenda does not make sense. I’ll explain more about why in a moment. But first, some context.
It feels odd, personally risky, and somewhat reckless for me to write a blog on epidemiology. What a weird situation has arisen in society so that sharing tentative analysis on public challenges involves such intense emotions and potential consequences for relationships with friends, colleagues and even future employment or income. That is a situation which I do not want to acquiesce to, as open dialogue on public issues is an aspect of contemporary society that I value deeply.Continue reading “Has asymptomatic transmission been key to this pandemic and if not, so what?”