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john@JohnSchmidt
July 04, 2020

Scott Adams recently posed the following question:
“How often is ANY study valid? I think it's less than half of the time.”

Most of us don’t read scientific papers; we read science reporting, and this reporting often fails to give an accurate picture of the study in question. An example is the attached tweet by Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding.

Some info on Dr. Eric Feigl-Ding can be found on the Harvard website:
https://scholar.harvard.edu/ericding

It looks like he is discussing this study:
https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/26/10/20-2403_article

The study does not say that children can spread COVID-19 as easily as adults, nor was that determination the goal of the study. They note that children are underrepresented in cases:

“Children are underrepresented in coronavirus disease (COVID-19) case numbers. Severity in most children is limited, and children do not seem to be major drivers of transmission”

One possible reason is that children are unable to transmit ...

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Happy Thursday Rubin Report Friends and Refugees! We could sure use the wisdom of MLK these days. Prayers for so many cities suffering under violence and fear.

Dave@DaveRubin
21 hours ago

“There’s nothing to see here, please disperse...”

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Dave@DaveRubin
September 22, 2020

Fine work by The Babylon Bee...

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