Thursday, October 16, 2014

Thought For the Day

Allowing for the fudge factor of "official" Ebola numbers, and the 8-day lag between numbers from Oct. 8th:

There are more people dead from Ebola in Liberia alone right now, than the total number of people who even had it worldwide one month ago.


  1. Will we ever find out what the true numbers in West Africa are or whether Nigeria really has their outbreak under control?

  2. No.
    They've burned and buried most of the evidence.

    The numbers are useful mainly as marker flags to show you how bad the outbreak is.

    So the takeaway for this one, knowing they're not entirely accurate is simple:
    Objects in mirror are closer than they appear.

  3. This is where the CDC spent its money:

  4. Major Garret on the Ebola Crisis: