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17 fatalities, 736 crashes: The shocking toll of Tesla’s Autopilot
"In a March presentation, Tesla claimed Full Self-Driving crashes at a rate at least five times lower than vehicles in normal driving, in a comparison of miles driven per collision. That claim, and Musk’s characterization of Autopilot as “unequivocally safer,” is impossible to test without access to the detailed data that Tesla possesses." That last sentence reveals what you'd really want to know to figure out how much to be worried about this.
HIV Transmission Risk: A Summary of Evidence
It's a little interesting how this report no longer seems to be available from the Public Health Agency of Canada. I suspect that it may be due to the somewhat politically incorrect conclusions that there's an there's more than an order of magnitude different in risk based on the type of sex act involved.
The Chinese Government’s Cover-Up Killed Health Care Workers Worldwide
Lots of countries do this sort of thing: "Silencing doctors—the weak link in official censorship efforts—isn’t new. In 2010, India ridiculed the doctor who first published on NDM-1, the drug-resistant superbug. In 2012, Saudi authorities forced the doctor who alerted the world to MERS into exile. In 2013, the Syrian government put doctors who proved polio’s return on the “to be disappeared” list. The Chinese government is still punishing the surgeon who spoke out on SARS in 2003."