Musings on everyday probability
I'm not sure anyone is worrying about Covid anymore, but...
I hate it when an article is advocating something I agree with (better safety for cyclists and pedestrians) but then backs up its point with a terrible data analysis.
The new Omicron Boosters are available. Should you get one?
There's no reason to require boosters for kids. See our article in Tablet.
Boosters in young children are unproven and should not have been authorized or recommended.
Some of this article, written a few weeks ago, is becoming relevant again due to restrictions in Camps and other summer programs.
A statistical estimate usually has little meaning without some context.
There's now a good deal of data regarding public use of masks, and it indicates they are either useless or barely have an effect.
How are hospitals doing?
Trouble has brewed.
New York City is starting to sound like March 2020.
The big mystery is how mild Omicron is.
A lot can happen in a day.
We are at just about 800,00 deaths in the US. What's next?
Mostly bad news.