Covid media mania
Lies of omission; panic!
5% of hospital beds in England are occupied by Covid patients.
That’s what they say. Given the PCR test can be prone to false positives if the cycle threshold is too high and everyone in hospital for whatever reason with a positive test is categorised as a “Covid hospitalisation”, these figures really can’t be trusted.
But let’s suspend disbelief for the moment. 5% Covid hospitalisation.
Now look at this Sky News headline:
…alongside the following two charts:
The ways official sources and media present the figures are systematically designed to hype up the danger of Covid-19. Some are outright wrong. More often, as in this case, it is a lie of omission. And this is ruining the world.
The pandemic is over. The panic is going strong.