Link. An opportunity to share a grim story and its lessons.
Link. If you don’t tear up you are a stone. Also, thank you evil big pharma and academia both.
Link. HOWEVER: “Preliminary figures suggest maternal deaths dropped to roughly prepandemic levels in 2022”
I got whiplash reading this. 7x number is early pandemic. The anecdote is about a woman who declined vaccine and all-but died; she and her child did well with superb medical care.
Link. However in the absence of bank runs that may be offset by higher returns on deposits.
Link. But Thiel didn’t post on social media.
Link. “The price of admission paid for the staff, and parents owed the park nothing for the care of their baby … nurses made sure that the newborns received regular feedings from wet-nurses …. local newspapers covered their progress at the unit by giving them nicknames. Nearly all of the babies sent to the Incubator Institute survived.”
Link. Started 2011 and I only learned of it today. The about page is a good start.