coronavirusUsually Half of Ventilator Patient Die But 80% of Coronavirus Ventilator Patients Die

Generally speaking, 40% to 50% of patients with severe respiratory distress die while on ventilators, but 80% or more of coronavirus patients placed on the machines in New York City have died, state and city officials say. Higher-than-normal death rates …

businessRussia and Saudi Arabia Talk 15% Oil Production Cuts

Russia and Saudi Arabia are close to a deal to cut oil production. The economic shutdowns have cut demand for oil from 100 million barrels per day to 70-80 million barrels of oil per day.

coronavirusForecasts of US Coronavirus Deaths Down to 60,000

The University of Washington IHME has reduced their forecast of US Coronavirus deaths are down to 60,000. The mid-range forecasts were over 90,000 last week and had started at about 82,000 two weeks ago. The number of coronavirus patients in …

coronavirusUSA And Europe COVID-19 Curves Flattening

The Washington IHME models are being adjusted downwards for COVID-19. The US death estimates were over 90,000 and are back to 81,000. There are hopes that the lower range of 40,000 to 65,000 deaths could be achieved. The adoption of …

coronavirusCopy All Anti-Coronavirus Steps from Hong Kong, South Korea and Taiwan

The WHO (World Health Organization), Singapore and USA reversed their position on using face masks against coronavirus. The new position is that all people in a community should wear masks when they go out as part of an overall comprehensive …

coronavirusApril 5 Status of Coronavirus in Europe and USA

France, Spain, Italy, USA, UK, Belgium and Netherlands are the global hotspots for coronavirus. Belgium and the Netherlands have much smaller populations but have about half of the deaths per capita of Spain and Italy. Will the lockdowns and sheltering …

coronavirusBest Case Global Coronavirus Ends August But Less Than 10% Chance

Professor Kim Woo-joo from Korea University Guro Hospital predicts that the BEST possible case at this point is for the global coronavirus pandemic to be stopped in July or August. This is based on following the SARS situation which started …

asiaBeating Coronavirus With Electronic Quarantines and Contact Tracing

Taiwan and South Korea have had abundant testing of Coronavirus. Taiwan started investigating in December of 2019. Taiwan used social media to monitor the initial reports of an unusual disease. They sent two doctors to investigate in December. Taiwan was …

militaryDesperate Venezuela Seems to Fail at Attempted Piracy

A cruise ship, Resolute, was rammed by a Venezuelan military patrol ship and the military ship sank. Columbia Cruise Services operates the cruise ship. The cruise ship was in international waters more than 13 nautical miles (24km) from La Tortuga …

elon muskSpaceX Starship SN3 Prototype Fails Cryogenic Pressure Test

The SpaceX Starship SN3 prototype fails its cryogenic pressure test. Elon Musk speculates there could have been a test configuration mistake. This might mean different sections or tanks would need pressurization at different times. We will see what data review …