• Commented on Official Announcement: April Fools Day is Cancelled
    Another data-point on the "small number of host generations" side: when myxomatosis was introduced to the Australian rabbit population, it attenuated within 2 years enough that the rabbits lasted long enough to transmit it. A generation of scientists spent their...
  • Commented on A Quick Infomercial
    "being left or right handed in baseball is more important than in most sports..." (Field) hockey. The stick is asymmetrical (J-shaped), it has a flat side and a rounded side. All hockey sticks are made so that a right-handed stance...
  • Commented on "It'll all be over by Christmas" (Part 2)
    OK, I'll bite: Republic of Ireland: 3 year war of independence a century ago, a full democracy* today (cf the USA, a flawed democracy) South Africa: long-running insurgency leading to a semi-peaceful transfer of power in 1994; the one generation...
  • Commented on "It'll all be over by Christmas"
    Returning to the OP: "Lockdown _can't_ be sustained more than 1-2 weeks after peak ICU occupancy passes" This isn't really supported by the Australian experience. Peak ICU was on about 4 April. Today we had the very first moves toward...
  • Commented on COVID-19
    Have you considered Qatar? They go Edinburgh-Doha then Doha-Auckland. Not the ideal owners, I realize......
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