In May, I came across this 2–minute clip from Biochemical Engineer Ivor Cummings. He referenced an empirical based study on viral seasonality from The Transmission of Epidemic Influenza.

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The northern hemisphere, particularly the UK, USA and eastern Europe were hit hard coming out of their winter months. Whilst countries nearer the equator experienced far less cases and deaths.

Hope-Simpson's works seems to have held up well.

Ivor's talk with Rahul Thondan on the importance of Vitamin D and implications of latitude to the Sun made complete common sense.

This winter's flu has been an eye–opening experience in how governments rely on 'experts' from corporate funded universities, forecasting models and legacy media.

Your Family Photographer recommends finding out your vitamin D levels. Work to attain a healthy level before the next flu season. The winters may just be getting colder from 2020...


References:

  • Ivor Cummins BE(Chem) CEng MIEI PMP completed a Biochemical Engineering degree in 1990. His career specialty has been leading large worldwide teams in complex problem-solving activity in corporate technical leadership positions.

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  • Rahul Thondan: PhD Researcher, Goethe University Frankfurt

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