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Australian conservative politician Craig Kelly's tweet seem to have gone semi-viral in certain online spaces. He cites higher COVID case numbers after the vaccination program began to denounce the efficacy of vaccination.

We are Being Conned

The disparity is so obviously caused by changes in the availability of COVID tests in UK over time. That being said, even if the 100% of the population was tested every week with a perfect test, large oscillations are normal. From the book Chaos: Making a New Science written in 1991:

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There's an interesting dichotomy in how we remember historical scientists. Ancient and medieval scholars are remembered for their errors. On the other hand, post-Renaissance scientists are remembered for their correct discoveries with selective forgetfulness for their numerous mistakes.

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