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hacker news link | site germany study
Are you sure? From https://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamacardiology/fullarticle/... :> In this study of a cohort of German patients recently recovered from COVID-19 infection, CMR revealed cardiac inv...
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Interestingly, in the UK the average age of people who die from coronavirus (82.4) is slightly older than the average age of people dying of other causes (81.5).https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/aver...
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Sweden basically did a lockdown - it just wasn't state-mandated.If you look at the mobility data [1], you'll see that Sweden followed a very similar trend to its neighbors, and actually maintained low...
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hacker news link | site sweden us
To get a better idea of why zooming out 20 years isn't reasonable, take a look at the past 120 years in the US (Sweden's numbers likely follow the same trajectory): https://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data-visua...
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If you zoom out 200 years, this year's mortality looks awesome!Yes, the world has become a safer place to live in over the years.Given the downward trend in age adjusted deaths per million over time, ...
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Sweden had pretty good numbers over the summer, but sadly have a spike of cases over the last month. Essentially half of the total covid cases in Sweden have occurred in time. So with some lag, I'd ...
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February through July, an average of 9.3 years of life lost.https://academic.oup.com/jpubhealth/advance-article/doi/10.1..."Deaths among adults 65 and older accounted for 80% of excess YLL in Apr...
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If you look at data for my country (Scotland) it the 45 - 64 age group have occupied the most hospital beds during the pandemic.https://www.travellingtabby.com/scotland-coronavirus-tracker...Scroll to...
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UK death rate, 2015: 9.179 / 1000; 2020: 9.413.Calculated total deaths, 2015 (pop. 64.85 million): 595,258.15; 2020 (pop. 67.89 million): 639,048.57.Difference: 43,790.42. Weekly averages: 11,000 - 12...
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exactly. to boot, if you look at death rates for all of the UK, they have been on an upward trend for the past several years so it is no surprise that deaths would higher this year than in any year in...
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Might be true, and likely is for England, but not for Wales. The data presented on this website doesn't show the flu death curves for 2017 - 2020, only the spike of this year. And you cannot compare a...
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CDC's numbers as of today, scroll down to the "Weekly number of deaths (from all causes)" sectionhttps://www.cdc.gov/nchs/nvss/vsrr/covid19/excess_deaths.htm...
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hacker news link | site england us study
I'm trying to find the actual study and having some difficulty. From this descripiton:https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-11-patients-statins-simi..."The study, funded by the British Heart Found...
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hacker news link | site us figures
This seems to be one of those narrow stats that misses the meta around it.There's more meta around it.People in this age group seem to switch jobs a lot. This roughly falls in line with what Gallop fo...
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hacker news link | site world figures
Another note from the study is that 50% of the women who left didn't leave tech, they left private tech companies and went to create a startup, become an independent worker or join a government agency...
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hacker news link | site world figures
hmm the 50% number comes from https://www.accenture.com/_acnmedia/PDF-134/Accenture-A4-GWC..., which seems to get the figure from a 2016 study (https://www.ncwit.org/sites/default/files/resources/wome...
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This[1] is their source description for Luxembourg. Following their "country profile" link from there, their source seems to be saying around 1% positive test rate for Luxembourg[2].So it's ...
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I love the effort to quantify things! It's a great approach.I am sure there are a bunch of ways to nitpick but I appreciate the approach.I personally think you need a drop-down for age and your risk t...
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hacker news link | site world chart
Not to be an apologist for crappy pharma behavior, but some of the accusations don't seem that egregious."An internal slide presented to the company's drug pricing advisory board showed that the ...
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hacker news link | site us statistics
Lots of conversation on the cost of US healthcare seems hyper-focused on prescription drug prices. A report released last week seems to contradict the notion that prescription drug prices are the culp...
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