The heroism of those pilots is beyond my understanding.
18 April 1942:
The Japanese picket boat Nittō Maru sight’s Vice Admiral Halsey’s TF16 and radios an alert back to Japan before being...
KB, I haven't seen a CDC estimate of the prevalence or cumulative incidence of Covid-19 recently. Can you cite a source for those numbers?
@Takao, Did you not read Steinbeck's Of Mice and Men?
This bug still seems worse than I originally thought.
Speak with a nurse or physician who has actually treated a CoV patient.
KB, I recently read a study from New York city.
15% of pregnant women admitted to a hospital to deliver a baby tested positive for CoV. Only...
17 April 1943:
U-175 is sunk.
"Coast Guardsmen on the deck of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Spencer watch the explosion of a depth...
Even that misses the point, Takao.
In a complete spirit of selfishness, giving money to the WHO helps Americans. We benefit when the world is...
I donated yesterday.
They do good work.
16 April 1940 :
Carton De Wiart, warrior extraordinaire, and his task force land in Namsos to liberate Norway.
The cruise ship data I saw was interesting: I think only 30% of those who tested positive stayed asymptomatic. (That belief may be stale now.)...
But worth it!
We'll never get perfect data or numbers. For anything.
Keep in mind, 80% of US tests have come back negative.
We've tested 3 million people in the USA. Only 600K have been positive.
If the detection...
True. Also true for pneumonia and ILI cases, too, though.
"CDC estimates that so far this season there have been at least 39 million flu...
Hmmmm....I've done a bit more reading since shooting my mouth off 15 minutes ago (above).
Some epidemiologists are modeling numbers that suggest...
This graph makes my point about the rapidity of deaths (above) a bit more clearly than I did:
WHO continues to estimate the mortality rate at 3.4% (last I saw). I also think that is a bit high. I originally thought the mortality rate was...
15 April 1941:
“On Easter Tuesday, 15 April 1941, spectators watching a football match at Windsor Park [Belfast] noticed a lone Luftwaffe...