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Is COVID 19 virus a living thing?

The COVID 19 virus has only a protein – RNA; it needs a living cell to produce its own copies.

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How accurate our data on COVID 19?

The WHO’s estimate of the COVID 19 case fatality rate is 3.4 percent. According to John Ioannidis, the estimate is inaccurate. His reasoning is simple but comes from basic epidemiology principles; it should come from a random sample of a population and an accurate estimate of the number of infections…

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Interpreting rates: COVID-19

Source:https://gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6 This article, published in AlJazeera reminds me of my epidemiology lesson about interpreting rates. It is titled “why Italy’s coronavirus mortality rate is high”. I would begin with the order of questions that I would ask when I am confronted with the task of interpreting a rate. 1. Is…

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Interpreting rates: COVID-19

Source:https://gisanddata.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6 This article, published in AlJazeera reminds me of my epidemiology lesson about interpreting rates. It is titled “why Italy’s coronavirus mortality rate is high”. I would begin with the order of questions that I would ask when I am confronted with the task of interpreting a rate. 1. Is…

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Tracking COVID-19

February 11, 2020 March 17, 2020; after a month March 20, 2020: 3 days later March 24, 2020

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