THE SID HARTMAN OF ITALY —
SOME FUNDAMENTAL QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ON HOW THE NEW STIMULUS LEGISLATION MIGHT AFFECT YOU:
AN ENCOURAGING SIGN? — Our guy Gerald Posner has a best-selling new book out called Pharma, and it more than suggests that the big pharmaceutical companies have not always bee inspired to do the right thing at a time like this. This story indicates they may be coming together for the right reasons at a crucial time.
CONFLICTING SIGNALS — Are you interested in a case study revealing why some rubes have so much difficulty processing the COVID-19 analytics, and even knowing what to believe? Models from an Imperial College of London study, one that received much world-wide attention, including in the U.S., warned that up to 500,000 would die in the UK. Now the authors of that same study are suggesting that no more than 20,000 might perish and the UK already has enough intensive care units. The lead author, Neil Ferguson, has himself tested positive.
THE HUMAN COST OF BEING ON THE FRONT LINES —
TODAY'S COVID COMFORT ZONE TAKE-ME-AWAY-PICTURE-SALVE COMES FROM GRASMERE, ENGLAND: