I hope a lot of people read this article, Erik. I've been pointing out the flaws with the intubation strategy since data began to appear in early April showing it was a catastrophically stupid thing to do in nearly every case. Now that doctors aren't killing the majority of their patents, we're seeing a very strong decline in the covid-19 mortality rate per thousand infections - a fact which the mass media resolutely fails to mention. Now, if we can move toward a properly scientific view of facemasks, we may be able to mitigate some of the harms being done by this other assertion-based policy. If only people (especially in the USA) didn't view SARS-CoV2 exclusively through political glasses we'd all be far less inclined to be doing stupid things.

Anyone who enjoys my articles here on Medium may be interested in my books Why Democracy Failed and The Praying Ape, both available from Amazon.

Anyone who enjoys my articles here on Medium may be interested in my books Why Democracy Failed and The Praying Ape, both available from Amazon.