31 March 2020 – Tuesday – #16

Will the US Covid-19 response be worse than Italy’s? There are new data points since I estimated US Covid-19 mortality a few days ago. It’s not good news. The Chinese Covid-19 death toll may be ten times higher than officially reported based on cremation activity in the area. Reports that Wuhan residence were paid forContinue reading “31 March 2020 – Tuesday – #16”

28 March 2020 – Saturday – #13

There is plenty of criticism of Spain’s slow response to Covid-19 and an investigation has started, but the trend lines are going the right way now. I’m repeating myself, but Covid-19 is a math problem. Spain is finding the solution. Meanwhile, Spain and the Czech Republic are returning rapid test Covid-19 test kits purchased fromContinue reading “28 March 2020 – Saturday – #13”

19 March 2020 – Thursday – #4

While Nate Silver and Elon Musk tweet about who needs ventilators, the Italians are printing them. Until there are treatments or a vaccine, the difference between life and death for anyone seriously ill from Covid-19 is a ventilator and there aren’t enough. The manufacturer of said US$11,000 ventilator is suing for patent infringement (see bottomContinue reading “19 March 2020 – Thursday – #4”