Lies, damned lies and statistics – Ted Campbell’s Point of View … an old soldier’s thoughts on shoes and ships and sealing wax and many other things. I self describe as a classical liberal ~ which means, in 21st century Canada, that I’m a Conservative. I …

Comment by tonytran2015: The daily Situation Report by WHO is an insult to the intelligence of readers: 1. China with a population of nearly 2 billion people has less fatality than Australia with only 20+ million people and with expensive free health care. 2. Countries are grouped according to their influence on WHO: European region is overcrowded with high fatalities and includes even Israel. The World has not been partitioned for ease of analysis.

https://coloneltedcampbell.blog/2020/04/07/lies-damned-lies-and-statistics-2/

There is an excellent article in The Tyee, by Andrew Nikiforuk, in which he says that “The world is now paying a frightful price for a historical accident. It is this: a highly disruptive and novel virus happened to emerge first in China, a high-tech surveillance state that, despite the experience of SARS, remains allergic to the truth and fearful of transparency … [and] … Compounding the cost to humanity is China’s influence over the World Health Organization, which has whitewashed its public health analysis and prescriptions at this crucial moment.