This thread could be far longer than it is, but I'm doing my best to only discuss the most glaring flaws.
Infectious disease epidemiology is no different.
Same here. We end up with loose neologisms like "virality" instead of a solid theoretical framework.
It uses Farr's law to predict the size of the HIV epidemic.
How on earth does he draw that conclusion?
If a mistake rather than deliberate bullshit, it's amazingly sloppy.
Mild doesn't mean your ordinary cold.
It looks like this piece has now been taken down by Medium. I'm going to stop now, even though I'm only about half way thought. If it comes back to haunt us, I'll continue the thread.
Thanks for reading, and stay safe out there.
Should I continue to go through the article, or get back to my positive efforts (modeling, sci comm) around the crisis?