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A Miscarriage of Diagnosis

A Miscarriage of Diagnosis

PCR testing for COVID-19 aims to detect individuals with a high likelihood of being infectious. However, false positive test results lead to false diagnoses, unnecessary measures and distort the overall picture of the pandemic.

Anonymous – UNITED KINGDOM

I am a lucky individual who is able to be working through a lockdown. PCR testing and surface temperature monitoring are the parameters I must comply with to be able to continue work. I found out on a Friday night that if I wanted to come back to work on Monday I had...

How to use the Covid Live Feed | South Africa

How to use the Covid Live Feed | South Africa

The PANDA website hosts a comprehensive Covid-19 live data feed. This is a short tutorial by Ian McGorian, who created the dashboard, demonstrating how to get the most out of it with a specific focus on South Africa.

Biznews: Busting Myths about Cases

Biznews: Busting Myths about Cases

We must all be wary of a second wave being manufactured by increases in testing that are presented to us as an increase in cases. It is foolhardy to focus our attention on one disease alone instead of the overall impact of policy choices we make. When we do focus on one disease alone, we should certainly not focus on positive tests but rather on death and hospitalisation data.

Doctor Yeadon Debunks Second Lockdown

Doctor Yeadon Debunks Second Lockdown

Doctor Yeadon debunks the second lockdoown and explains the facts behind his conclusion. In a very frank interview with Julia Hartley-Brewer of talkRADIO, Dr. Mike Yeadon, former scientific adviser to Pfizer, gets to grips with many of the myths and untruths being...

Covid-19 Business Watch: Lockdown Letdown

Covid-19 Business Watch: Lockdown Letdown

Professor Alex van den Heever, from Wit’s School of Governance; Nick Hudson, coordinator of Panda; and Mike Schussler, head of econmists.co.za; talk about what we have learned so far about lockdowns that should be guiding our decision making as we chart a course ahead.