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Optimistic stats from Israel

timesofisrael.com Jerusalem hospital chief voices cautious optimism over virus statistics “What we can say in general in Israel, is that the number of patients is doubling every three days, around the same as Europe. But, the number of critically ill … Continue reading

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Stanford professors: COVID-19 death rates too high

dailywire.com Stanford Professors: Coronavirus Death Rate Estimate Likely ‘Orders Of Magnitude Too High’ By  Amanda Prestigiacomo   DailyWire.com March 25, 2020 On Tuesday, professors of medicine at Stanford University, Dr. Bendavid and Dr. Bhattacharya, released statistical data that shows the … Continue reading

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We need global data to combat COVID-19

algemeiner.com Stanford University Medicine Professor: ‘We Must Treat the Epidemic the Way Twitter Handles News: Make Medical Solutions Real Time and Democratic’ by Elihay Vidal / CTech March 25, 2020 Israeli firefighters wearing protective clothes disinfect Ichilov Hospital in Tel … Continue reading

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We’re killing the people we’re trying to save

Extreme social distancing is causing harm to the same people that it’s trying to save. “What President Trump tried to say at his press conference, though not effectively, is that there are medical consequences to the lock downs, as well … Continue reading

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We missed an opportunity to stop COVID-19

There are two schools of thought on containing COVID-19. Both are right. “Most public health officials are urging extreme measures of social distancing to contain the spread of COVID-19. There is a small group of dissenting scientists who prefer to … Continue reading

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Statistics for understanding COVID-19

cdc.gov Principles of Epidemiology, Measuring Morbidity Prevalence and incidence are frequently confused. Prevalence refers to proportion of persons who have a condition at or during a particular time period, whereas incidence refers to the proportion or rate of persons who … Continue reading

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WE need reliable data to combat virus

statnews.com In the coronavirus pandemic, we’re making decisions without reliable data By John P.A. Ioannidis March 17, 2020 The current coronavirus disease, Covid-19, has been called a once-in-a-century pandemic. But it may also be a once-in-a-century evidence fiasco. At a … Continue reading

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The coronavirus is much milder than originally believed

What if the new coronavirus is really mild, not virulent? Recent statistics suggest that the novel coronavirus causing COVID-19 may actually be quite mild, not as virulent as originally feared. True mortality rate might be closer to seasonal flu, about … Continue reading

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