Monthly Archives: April 2020

Prescriptions

Many TV ads show happy people living the good life on account of a patent medicine. Viewers are urged to improve their own lives by asking a doctor if that medicine is right for them. The is often a long … Continue reading

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Covid 19 tests per capita by county

Covid 19 tests per capita by county County Population Tests Positive Tests per capita % Positive per capita % Allegeny 46k 333 29 0.7 0.06 Cattaraugus 76k 439 34 0.6 0.04 Chautauqua 126k 585 25 0.5 0.02 Chemung 83k 852 … Continue reading

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Covid cases in and around NY-23

  Covid cases in and around NY-23 County 3-27 3-28 3-29 3-30 3-31 4-1 4-3 4-4 4-6 Broome 18 23 29 35 38 42 56 65 86 Chemung 11 12 15 20 22 35 36 49 55 Erie 219 318 … Continue reading

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How to restart the economy?

How to restart the economy? First it has never been stopped. The measures we have adopted are intended to slow the spread of the virus, not to defeat it. We don’t have the will to adopt the more extreme measures … Continue reading

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It’s up to us

I can make policy, but will the people comply? — Gov. Cuomo I’m a cheerleader — DJT The virus will decide — Dr. Fauci President Trump can’t restart the economy, that’s up to us. Retail stores won’t open if customers … Continue reading

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Will stimulus work?

In an article in Politico, Joshua Zeitz discusses the question of making the stimulus work. He writes: Sweeping in its ambition, the (CARES ACT) package endeavors to infuse hundreds of thousands of small businesses, tens of millions of individuals and … Continue reading

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