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> I know that P.1 (Brazil variant) seems to totally avoid natural immunity.This is completely false, and is a poor extrapolation from a faulty initial data point. There have now been several publicati...
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hacker news link | site brazil study
OP is likely talking about: https://science.sciencemag.org/content/371/6526/288?ijkey=01...Which was originally reported in the popular press as "herd immunity doesn't real". The methodology...
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One quarter per base pair, one half per whole genome.The same proofreading machinery which lowers its mutation rate, though, allows recombination when multiple infection happens. I would argue that g...
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I usually look at Strava's heatmap when I'm unfamiliar with an area. Chances are if there's a path on the map, it shows up on the heatmap.https://www.strava.com/heatmap...
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Suicides are up.The evidence for that is quite weak.From https://www.bmj.com/content/371/bmj.m4352Overall, the literature on the effect of covid-19 on suicide should be interpreted with caution. Most ...
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hacker news link | site germany us study
How about this, then. From https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/the-hidden-long-term-cog... :> There is one inevitable conclusion from these studies: COVID infection frequently leads to brain damage —...
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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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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 ...
show context + On: MicroCOVID: Estimate the Covid risk from your ordinary daily
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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