Howard Steen Profile picture
Retired R&D engineer/scientist. Chem Eng. Cambridge Univ. 1969-'73. Married, 3 kids. Interests; doc film making, outdoor adventure & sailing, sci & arts
13 Sep
This 1st of thread:
We can learn a lot from anomalies. Sweden is one (more later). Another country interesting, Germany has low numbers (deaths) and high numbers (people attending demos). Let's start with Aug 1 demo in Berlin. I attended and made a video:
vimeo.com/457318736
It is easy to see from the film that the protesters did not adhere to social distancing recommendations. Depending upon which version of the attendance number you believe one might expect serious consequences from this reckless behaviour. 6 wks after event I looked a RKI data:
Generally, deaths seem to be falling across the whole country in the last 3 months as one would expect well after the tail off of a respiratory virus outbreak (cases from PCR unreliable) So nothing alarming in these figures to suggest demo of 800,000 people caused loss of life.
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