[FoRK] The Lancet publishes Johns Hopkins' research on Iraq - 100, 000 excess deaths, or more

Ian Andrew Bell (FoRK) fork at ianbell.com
Mon Nov 1 09:06:29 PST 2004


I've got a better word for it:  propaganda.

-Ian.


On 1-Nov-04, at 6:09 AM, Luis Villa wrote:

> Given that confidence level, they should be embarassed as scientists
> to be going around saying that 'conservative assumptions' place them
> at 100K. And the Lancet should be embarassed to publish it.
>
> It looks like an interesting methodology, and some interesting (and
> not terribly invalid) assumptions made. But if that's the best results
> you can come up with... shameful.



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