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PandaCast | Cases vs DPM

PandaCast | Cases vs DPM

If South Africa is 5th in the world for cases, what does that mean for us? A quick guide to cases, deaths per million & causes of death in RSA.

The Tyranny of Coronaphobia

The Tyranny of Coronaphobia

“The extent to which…peoples in countries with universal literacy can be successfully terrified into surrendering their civil liberties and individual freedoms has come as a frightening shock.”

Former UN Under-Secretary General Ramesh Thakur on the damage Covid hysteria is inflicting on the world.

Coronavirus: a look at the numbers that matter

Coronavirus: a look at the numbers that matter

Australian government statistics show the average age of deaths with Covid-19 is 81.1 for men and 85.2 for women. Astonishingly, this compares to life expectancy in Australia of 80.7 for men and 84.9 for women.
“Consequently, it is a factual statement to say that in Australia, whether or not you have Covid-19 has as much effect on your mortality as your preference for chocolate or strawberry ice cream.”

Lockdown-SA

Lockdown-SA

Lockdown-SA was meant to flatten the curve, but mainly flattened the economy, our lifeline. Where to from here?

Bubble, bubble, toil & trouble

Bubble, bubble, toil & trouble

“Have you heard, South Africa is now 5th worst in the world?”
However, in order to truly compare “apples with apples”, we need to adjust the number of deaths to the population size of each country.

Professor Sunetra Gupta: the epidemic is on its way out

Professor Sunetra Gupta: the epidemic is on its way out

We spoke to Sunetra Gupta, Professor of Theoretical Epidemiology at the University of Oxford and head of the team that released a study in March which speculated that as much as 50% of the population may already have been infected and the true Infection Fatality Rate could be as low as 0.1%.

#PandaAntiviralPrize

#PandaAntiviralPrize

On our FaceBook page, use the hashtag #PandaAntiviralPrize and submit your harrowing headline entries. Mention why they’re misleading and help calm the panic.

Kung-Fu Gang of Bean Counters

Kung-Fu Gang of Bean Counters

PANDA makes a cartoon appearance in Poynton Shute’s Coronavirus Novel.
With kind thanks to N.D. Mazin and AMAK.

Social Distancing destroys our lives – Lord Sumption

Social Distancing destroys our lives – Lord Sumption

At dinner parties that we aren’t going to, we aren’t discussing the interesting things that we aren’t doing. Social distancing means the destruction of our life as social beings. For centuries, humans have put up with worse epidemic diseases than this and conserved the things which make humanity wonderful. Are we the first generation who can’t face it?

Reaction to Covid-19 is incoherent

Reaction to Covid-19 is incoherent

Lord Sumption explains why Covid-19 reaction is incoherent and how we are now under a police state and how we the public have willingly surrendered our freedom to allow this to happen.

Satire: The Coroni

A simple explainer video (2:40) about how the Corona virus ticks and what gets it motivated.

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