Jon Sanders

Research Editor and Senior Fellow, Regulatory Studies

Posts by Jon Sanders (page 2)

  • “What was the issue with the wind?” “It didn’t blow.”

    “Is there any point to which you would wish to draw my attention?” “To the curious incident of the dog in the night-time.” “The dog did nothing in the night-time.” “That was the curious incident,” remarked Sherlock Holmes. — “Silver Blaze,” from The Memoirs of…
    Jon Sanders, September 7, 2021
  • The NC Threat-Free Index and Immunity Update for the Week Ending August 30

    This past week 99.2% of people in NC posed no threat of passing along COVID-19 to anyone, and about four out of five (79.7%) adult North Carolinians are estimated to be immune.
    Jon Sanders, September 1, 2021
  • AIER statistical analysis looks into vaccine efficiency vs. mandates

    Berdine finds that "There is some efficacy to the vaccine in preventing Covid-19" — but also that "The correlations between Covid-19 events and vaccination rates are weak."
    Jon Sanders, September 1, 2021
  • Science: Natural immunity is “much greater immunity”

    Even for an administration known to color well outside the lines of science and data, Cohen's comment was ignorant of an impressive and growing body of research into the immunity effects of fighting off a Covid-19 infection — and how the natural immunity is stronger and more robust than vaccine-induced immunity. Science, the magazine of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, acknowledges more science and data on the subject.
    Jon Sanders, August 27, 2021
  • The NC Threat-Free Index and Immunity Update for the Week Ending August 23

    This past week 99.4% of people in NC posed no threat of passing along COVID-19 to anyone, and well over three-fourths (78.6%) of adult North Carolinians are estimated to be immune.
    Jon Sanders, August 24, 2021
  • Comprehensive Review of RCTs Shows — Again — Masks Don’t Work

    Prior to Spring 2020, established research had demonstrated using randomized control trials (RCTs, the research gold standard) that face masks don't prevent infection from respiratory viruses. Since then, however, politicized science has insisted that, no, actually, masks work this time.
    Jon Sanders, August 18, 2021
  • The NC Threat-Free Index and Immunity Update for the Week Ending August 16

    This past week 99.4% of people in NC posed no threat of passing along COVID-19 to anyone, and over three-fourths (77.5%) of adult North Carolinians are estimated to be immune.
    Jon Sanders, August 17, 2021
  • Study: Lockdowns Damaged Democracy and Human Rights

    Ethan Yang reports for the American Institute of Economic Research about the latest edition to the ongoing, comprehensive study of world democracies by the V-Dem [Varieties of Democracy] Institute at the University of Gothenburg. The report finds that democracy was damaged by Covid-19 lockdowns: The most shocking findings…
    Jon Sanders, August 11, 2021