Page Menu

Coronavirus: a fog of ignorance

Something of a glutton for punishment, I watched the BBC TV evening news again yesterday, and there was no doubt about it. The bulletin clearly stated that 917 people had died from Covid-19 in the previous 24 hours.Yet, this is manifestly not true. It is not even...

Coronavirus: lies, damn lies, and …

Reported cumulative figures stand at 73,758 cases, up 5,706 from the previous 24 hours, and 8,958 deaths – up 980 from the last report. That last figure includes 866 deaths attributed to England.Virtually every newspaper in the nation has reported on the...

Coronavirus: ’til death do us park

As the official daily figures for Covid-19 deaths were yesterday reported as 881, bringing the cumulative total to 7,978, the Guardian makes it very clear that which we already knew – that many such deaths are not being recorded in the daily figures.This is because...

Coronavirus: the debate that never was

On the day that 938 hospital fatalities from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours were announced, I made the mistake of watching the BBC six o’clock evening news on the television.The Corporation made the record figure its main item but quickly moved on to tell us the...

Pin It on Pinterest