Backstory: Origins of the COVID-19 Virus

Who does the virus call ‘Daddy’? In the 1950s, oil geologist Michel Halbouty said that oil is first found in the minds of men, meaning that someone has to imagine…

Wuhan #Coronavirus and Covid-19 Rumination #5

By Rud Istvan The world continues to learn about this sometimes deadly new zoonotic virus. We know now from NYC that it is disproportionately serious in males (61% of tested…

#coronavirus Useful relevant science: the bats behind the Covid-19 pandemic

From Polar Bear Science Posted on April 11, 2020 | Comments Off on Useful relevant science: the bats behind the Covid-19 pandemic This bit of mammalian science is worth a read,…

Hopeful: Summary of Wuhan #Coronavirus Therapies and Potential Cures

Guest post by Rud Istvan, In the 3/19 Wuhan virus briefing with the FDA, team Trump made much of the possibilities for two therapeutic candidates, chloroquine and remdesivir. Having now…

Fast-track scientific study suggests Covid-19 outbreak in Wuhan has been controlled

This new science paper suggests  “Considerable countermeasures have effectively controlled the Covid-19 outbreak in Wuhan”. That suggests that similar countermeasures being enacted worldwide might have an effective result. This paper…