S02E04 Quashing the Quashing
John critiques a pro-lockdown article by Dr. Noel Gibney of Edmonton, titled Quashing misconceptions: Alberta physicians answer the 20 most frequently-asked questions about COVID-19. Writing on behalf of a “Strategic COVID-19 Pandemic Committee” composed of anonymous doctors, Dr. Gibney provides little in the way of science or evidence to support his assertions.
Edmonton Journal, Jan 22, 2021: Quashing misconceptions: Alberta physicians answer the 20 most frequently-asked questions about COVID-19
Edmonton Journal, Nov 1, 2020: 'Preserving our health system capacity:' Hinshaw responds to Charter violation accusations
Globe and Mail, Jul 14, 2017: Canada ranks third-last in study of health care in 11 rich countries
Global News, Jan 18, 2021: Coronavirus: Ontario’s 1st net-new hospital in over 30 years to open in Vaughan, Ont. in coming weeks
Medical News, Nov 16, 2020: Study compares deaths in Sweden and Norway before and after COVID pandemic
Lockdown Sceptics Forum, Dec 27, 2020: Record low mortality in Sweden 2019/20 and 2020
"Even though the number of deaths was kept at a relatively stable number from 2010 to 2020, this was the lowest number of deaths during the whole period."
Statistica: Number of deaths in Sweden in 2019, by cause of death
The Market Monetarist: Swedish mortality in 2020 – It’s a lot better than you might think
Theme Music "Carpay Diem" by Dave Stevens
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