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Tomconroy's Journal
Tomconroy's Journal
December 22, 2021

Have Omicron cases in the UK peaked?

Some are beginning to think so. Cases have been flat for five days.
Fingers crossed. They'll know for sure in a few days.



December 22, 2021

Dr. Forman with the latest on South Africa:


Plus this from the stats maven:


Dr. Forman is engaged in a twitter flame war with DeSantis' press secretary because he is tweeting out accurate Covid stats for FL every day.
December 21, 2021

Biden tries to Salvage Domestic Policy Bill After Rift With Manchin

WASHINGTON — President Biden and his top aides tried on Monday to salvage hopes of passing their domestic agenda, acknowledging that their only path forward is to repair a broken relationship with Senator Joe Manchin III of West Virginia after a personal and policy breach over the weekend that left the legislation all but dead in the Senate.

Even as Mr. Manchin, a centrist Democrat, publicly expanded on his frustration with the administration and said White House officials had driven him to his “wit’s end,” administration officials tried to lower the temperature. They hope that despite a weekend of angry recriminations, they can eventually lure Mr. Manchin — who effectively holds the legislation’s fate in his hands — back to the negotiating table.

Mr. Biden spoke with Mr. Manchin late Sunday, just hours after the White House issued a scathing rebuke to the senator’s abrupt and public withdrawal from negotiations over Mr. Biden’s sprawling, $2.2 trillion climate, social spending and tax bill. A person familiar with the call described it as pleasant.

At the White House, Jen Psaki, the press secretary, repeatedly downplayed the breakdown in negotiations between Mr. Biden and Mr. Manchin, whose support is critical to passage of the president’s legislation in the Senate, which requires the support of all 50 Democrats amid united Republican opposition. She described the two men as “longtime friends” five times.


December 20, 2021

Covid report from the night shift at Yale New Haven Hospital ER:


In addition to three academic appointments at Yale Dr. Forman still does radiology in the ER
December 19, 2021

Former CT doctor charged with murder of truck driver in VT

So this doctor who just got a big repair bill on his ski place in VT is rushing home to CT because he has tickets to a show at the casino and decided to lower the rear window on his ginormous pickup and take a potshot at some poor guy driving a delivery truck because he honked his horn?
Man, it's dangerous out there:


Nice to know the good doc was an 'above average firearms enthusiast'.


December 18, 2021

How Many Deaths and Hospitalizations have been Avoided Because of the Covid Vaccines?

According to this study by the Commonwealth Fund 1.1 million deaths and over 10 million hospitalizations in the US have been avoided thanks to the vaccines:


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