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On skepticism about COVID-19 vaccines - II

April 11, 2022

On February 2022, the covid hysteria entered a new phase when the Omicron wave made clear that the mass vaccination campaigns have failed to control the covid pandemic. Contrary to the official narrative, maintaining a high degree of skepticism regarding the necessity and convenience of mass vaccinating the entire population using insufficiently tested vaccines was the most rational position. In this second post of the series, I argue that the mass vaccination campaign was a government failure.

On skepticism about COVID-19 vaccines - I

April 6, 2022

On February 2022 the covid hysteria entered a new phase when the Omicron wave made evident that the mass vaccination campaigns have failed to control the covid pandemic. Contrary to the official narrative, maintaining a high degree of skepticism regarding the necessity and convenience of mass vaccinating the entire population using insufficiently tested vaccines was the most rational position. On this first post of the series I summarize the evolution of the official narrative and how it diverged from the evidence that was showing that the vaccines were not in fact as safe and effective as they had been presented.

Some epidemiological considerations about respiratory viruses

March 12, 2022

In November last year I reviewed my initial reaction to the Covid 19 panic. On this one I revisit the situation at April 2020, this time armed with the new knowledge that I have accumulated since then. Even if this knowledge is new to me, it was very well known by the same experts that acted against all the accumulated wisdom about pandemic management for the last century.

Back to blogging ... I hope

November 11, 2021

I started this blog last year as a reaction to the COVID-19 hysteria. Unfortunately the very reason that motivated the creation of the blog was also the reason that killed it.

Welcome to StupidEcon

April 10, 2020

I had the idea to create a blog about Economics almost a year ago, but I have been procrastinating ever since. The recent situation brought about by the Covid-19 panic has finally compelled me to start the blog.