Saturday, June 6, 2020

MixedTimes - Michael Patrick Leahy

Pennsylvania Elder Care Crisis: Average Age COVID-19 Death Is 80, over 2/3 Deaths from Nursing Homes

Pennsylvania Elder Care Crisis: Average Age COVID-19 Death Is 80, over 2/3 Deaths from Nursing Homes

The elder care crisis in Pennsylvania was highlighted this week when data released by the Pennsylvania Department of Health showed the average age of those who have died of COVID-19 in the state is 80 years old and that more than two-thirds of the 4,505 who died of the virus as of Tuesday morning were residents of nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.

CDC Data: Average Age of Those Who Have Died from COVID-19 in U.S. 75

CDC Data: Average Age of Those Who Have Died from COVID-19 in U.S. 75

The average age of Americans who died from COVID-19 between February 1 and May 2 is 75, according to an analysis of a provisional data set published by the Centers for Disease Control's National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) on Wednesday.

Another IHME Model Failure: Hospitalization Projections Drop by 34%

Another IHME Model Failure: Hospitalization Projections Drop by 34%

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) released an update of its coronavirus model on Monday that dropped peak hospitalization projections for the United States by 34 percent in three days, from 86,479 total hospital beds needed to 56,831 total hospital beds needed.

IHME 25% Drop in Coronavirus Death Projections Due to 'New Data'

IHME 25% Drop in Coronavirus Death Projections Due to 'New Data'

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) told Breitbart News late Wednesday the 25 percent drop in their model's updated projections for coronavirus deaths made earlier in the day was due to "new data coming .

IHME Model Lowers U.S. Coronavirus Death Projections by 25% to 60,415

IHME Model Lowers U.S. Coronavirus Death Projections by 25% to 60,415

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) model cited by the White House Coronavirus Task Force lowered its projections for coronavirus deaths in the United States by 25 percent from 81,766 to 60,415 early Wednesday morning.

IHME Model Estimates 93,765 U.S. Coronavirus Deaths

IHME Model Estimates 93,765 U.S. Coronavirus Deaths

The Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) model cited by White House Coronavirus Task Force officials has increased its projections of the number of coronavirus deaths in the United States by August 4 to 93,765.

Abbott Announces It Will Ship 5-Minute Coronavirus Test

Abbott Announces It Will Ship 5-Minute Coronavirus Test

Abbott announced on Friday that it has developed a five-minute test for coronavirus and will begin shipping 50,000 of the tests a day to hospitals, doctors' offices, and emergency clinics next week.

How President Trump Can Solve the Ventilator Shortage Issue Now

How President Trump Can Solve the Ventilator Shortage Issue Now

President Trump could use his national emergency powers to address the pressing problem of an insufficient number of ventilators available to address the needs of hospitals to care for severely ill patients under a worst case Coronavirus pandemic situation.

#RedforEd Founder Promoting 'Teacher Agency' in Politics to Academia

#RedforEd Founder Promoting 'Teacher Agency' in Politics to Academia

The founder of the #RedforEd movement is now promoting "next-generation" political teacher activism to academics in graduate schools of education around the country in order to further advance a socialist agenda in the United States.

Polls Show Bernie Sanders on the Rise in Iowa and New Hampshire

Polls Show Bernie Sanders on the Rise in Iowa and New Hampshire

Two polls released on Sunday show that support for Democrat presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is on the rise among Democrats likely to participate in the February 3 Iowa caucuses and the February 11 New Hampshire primary.

Top Ten #RedforEd Political Power Plays in 2019

Top Ten #RedforEd Political Power Plays in 2019

Here are the top ten political power plays by the #RedforEd movement in 2019, all of which served as warm ups for the big event: the 2020 presidential election.

Chuck Todd Attacks Trump Supporters Who Believe Bible

Chuck Todd Attacks Trump Supporters Who Believe Bible

On NBC'sMeet the Press Sunday, host Chuck Todd used a Letter to the Editor published 11 months ago in the Lexington Herald Leader to attack supporters of President Trump who believe the Bible.

Poll: Majority of Wisconsin Voters Oppose Impeachment

Poll: Majority of Wisconsin Voters Oppose Impeachment

A majority of registered voters in Wisconsin oppose the impeachment and removal from office of President Trump according to a poll released by Marquette University Law School Poll on Wednesday.

Down to the Wire: Poll Shows Louisiana Governor's Race a Dead Heat

Down to the Wire: Poll Shows Louisiana Governor's Race a Dead Heat

A poll released on Thursday by JMC Analytics and Polling shows that the race between Louisiana incumbent Democrat Gov. John Bel Edwards and Republican challenger Eddie Rispone is a dead heat two days before voters go to the polls on Saturday.

13,000 Democrat Activists in Des Moines Hear from Party's Presidential Candidates

13,000 Democrat Activists in Des Moines Hear from Party's Presidential Candidates

DES MOINES, Iowa -- An energized audience of about 13,000 Democrat activists united in their hatred of Donald Trump packed the Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines on Friday night to listen to 13 candidates for the party's presidential nomination make their case for the party's nod to challenge the incumbent president in the November 2020 general election.