The von Ranke of the remainder bin, Peter FitzSimons, channelled his inner-Jerry this morning by endorsing a new site devoted to ridiculing the unvaccinated dead. I suppose this means the Fairfax ‘historian’ would agree that a sorrysodomist.com back in the ’80s could have sold a lot of condoms. Incidentally, while looking at figures relating to infectious diseases over the past twelve months, I was led to this shocking statistic. Is it time to talk about STD-free passports for gay men?
Elsewhere today, the ABC thinks it’s high time for another ‘insider’ ICU angels story:
If you need proof of what may happen if you’re unvaccinated, look no further than any intensive care unit.
Or just look at the statistics and remember that the vast majority of unvaccinated people won’t be troubled by coronavirus – ever. And if you need proof of what may happen if you are vaccinated, look no further than the very next report at ABC Online:
By the way, I’ve been in ICUs with loved ones on their very worst days and the rooms didn’t look as calm nor the staff as unharried as they are in the pictures accompanying the first report. One of the bays is empty. The elderly gentleman looks pretty good to me. Is it possible ICUs are “full” because beds are available for middling cases? Finally: the vax status of 17.9 percent of people admitted to ICUs during the NSW outbreak is “unknown”? Or were they being treated principally for other illnesses, meaning their ‘status’ was irrelevant?