For years, my scientist brother Tom was the nonpolitical Stossel, writes John Stossel. I defended free markets on TV, and he studied blood at Harvard and Brigham and Women's Hospital. Mom asked me when I'd get a "real job" like his. Then the crusade against capitalism reached his world. Medical "journalists" demanded that corporations distance themselves from medical research. They'll bias the results, "put profits before people," and sell dangerous goods. Tom didn't notice this "conflict of interest crusade" until he joined the scientific advisory board of a biotech company and learned how difficult it is to bring medical innovation to market. Now, writes John Stossel, he's furious about what he calls "pharma-phobia."
That's a huge concern as forecasters expect the U.S. unemployment rate in the months to come to surpass that seen during the depths of the Great Depression.
The Scandinavian country is betting against draconian restrictions and in favor of the free movement of people and goods.
A former staffer says he sexually assaulted her in 1993.
No, British Epidemiologist Neil Ferguson Has Not 'Drastically Downgraded' His Worst-Case Projection of COVID-19 Deaths
But he has raised his estimate of the virus's reproduction number, which implies a lower fatality rate than his research group initially assumed.
One way of getting a perspective on the magnitude of the problem, at least today, and in what seems to be the hardest-hit country.