Are lockdowns the right answer 3 years into the COVID pandemic.
Another summer camp fueled season of covid. Beware if your last boost was more than 6 months ago
Portugal, New Zealand and Australia are currently leading the per capita rates of fatalities which poses an interesting question – how are these countries addressing this? Thankfully it looks as though Portugal is bending the curve on cases and fatalities. The last 6 months have each seen over 500 deaths per month in Portugal –Continue reading “Portugal; Australia and New Zealand lead current COVID fatality rates”
Hawaii has a surge of covid cases; fatality levels in Maine are too high.
This one is puzzling. After following most of the world in seeing reductions post Omicron, the fatality rate in Portugal is increasing. The currently level is 2.8 fatalities per million of population per day. The CDC has a warning on Portugal here According to Reuters – Portugal has administered almost 24 million doses of vaccineContinue reading “Why is Portugal leading the world in average daily fatalities?”
NY Times reported on May 19th that the US had officially recorded one million deaths from COVID. This is slightly different than the 993,000 reported on the World Health Organization data source. That’s almost 800 days since the 100 death recorded. Just goes to show how this pandemic had a long term impact. All thoseContinue reading “COVID Milestone: ~1 million US deaths in 800 days”
Could COVID help slow Russia’s war effort. It’s remotely possible.
We finally turned back the covid curve – and returned to about the same levels of new cases as in late November. Great progress – but largely the credit goes to the virus which essentially burnt itself out. As you’ll see from the numbers – it simply was too viral. The US has officially recordedContinue reading “Omicron is outta here!”
How big should your operational risk function be. Here are some factors to consider.
Party on – Omicron is on the way out… its still hanging on by a fingernail in a few states… including my home!