Back in March of 2020, when the coronavirus fearmongering from politicians and big money media was taking off, an outbreak of coronavirus and several deaths on the Diamond Princess cruise ship was among the examples used to stir up dread of coronavirus among the American populace.
However, people who looked critically at the Diamond Princess situation realized that it suggested coronavirus did not pose an especially great threat.
Among those more levelheaded individuals was John P.A. Ioannidis, a Stanford University professor of medicine and professor ofand population health.
Looking at the infection and article that the coronavirus case fatalityrate in the general population would be no greater than the one percent case fatality rate on the cruise ship and would most likely be much lower, noting that the Diamond Princess had “a largely elderly population, in which the death rate from Covid-19 is much higher.”numbers from the Diamond Princess, Ioannidis concluded in a March 17, 2020 Stat News
Ioannidis got it right.
But that did not stop government from shutting down much of the American economy and violating freedom Americans had long assumed secure, all in the name of countering the hyped coronavirus threat.
Just as the Diamond Princess cruise ship coronavirus outbreak helped expose early on the preposterousness of the fearmongering regarding coronavirus, now outbreaks of coronavirus on are helping expose the preposterousness of claims that the experimental coronavirus vaccine shots are effective.
Meryl Kornfield wrote Saturday at the Washington Post regarding the situation of coronavirus outbreaks on cruise ships whose crews and passengers are required to have taken the shots: