After a few years of frailty, Cambodian Royal Ballet dancer Em Theay died aged 88 years old at her home in Phnom Penh on Tuesday. As per policy for every death now, the COVID-19 team arrived at her home and took a nasal swab from her corpse. She officially died of COVID-19 based on a … More Does PHEIC Make Sense?
Two days ago Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh went into strict lockdown. The price of food increased overnight by as much as 250%. The United Nations predicted a year ago that a biblical proportion famine was looming. Here it comes. The UN report blamed “the pandemic” for this. Cambodia don’t have a pandemic. They have 38 … More Biblical Proportion Famine
As time goes on, the more convinced I become that something seemingly sinister is behind the pandemic response at play through 2020 into 2021, with no apparent end in sight. This is not denial of a virus which has circulated and caused some epidemic level deaths in a number of specific locations. Many locations have … More Not Public Health
Escape From Lockdown is a podcast produced by Alexander McCarron, a British film producer who found himself out of work earlier this year. Since his first podcast interview in April he has spoken with 25 people from different walks of life, all in relation to different aspects relating to England’s, and a lesser extent Europe … More Humans and History
Countries where the Covid-19 epidemic hit hard are starting to ease their lockdown restrictions. Paradoxically, Cambodia, who has not really experienced the epidemic except by way of psychological and economic impact, continues to receive strong messages of “the second wave is coming” and “risk level for transmission is at an alarming rate”. Until two days … More A Very Important Triangle