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Netherlands : Covid R-value jumps to 2…!*

Firstly, I haven’t bothered to look into the exact maths of the famous R0-value that modellers & epidemiologists seem to love… However, my layman’s understanding is that it’s pretty much the growth factor, that is, if the R-value is 2, … Continue reading

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Corona Sweden : Probability of dying per age group

Just for fun, hacked a simple Bayesian Model* to figure out how the probability of dying has changed for a few age groups Jan-Jun 2020, compared to the average of the same period 2015-2019.  (In case anyone wonders why on … Continue reading

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“All deaths are equal, but some deaths are more equal than others”*

*Paraphrasing George Orwell, “Animal Farm”, 1945  [This is a highly personal rant, written because I’ve recently become so disappointed and disgusted over the Covid-Panic, and by media’s way to cover it, and I just need to get this sh*t out … Continue reading

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Guest Blogger @HaraldofW – All you ever wanted to know about Corona Sweden

Introduction This is a great posting that’s going viral on Twitter as we speak, about the Swedish Corona experience, written by a Guest Blogger, twitter handle @HaraldofW a person who’s deep insights and great analytic skills I’ve come to appreciate … Continue reading

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Sweden is back to normal!

SCB, the Swedish Government Agency for Statistics just released their weekly,  preliminary stats on deaths year-to-date, all causes.  Note that these stats are preliminary, and typically the last 4-5 days or so will get adjusted, slightly upwards. Still, it’s pretty … Continue reading

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Corona US – republican vs democratic states

First, I don’t know anything about US politics, and frankly, I don’t care, but as an interesting example on data analysis, if nothing else, below is a graph showing Corona deaths_per_million, where US states are categorised into Republican vs Democratic, … Continue reading

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Corona – Latitude matters (!)

I was pointed towards looking into the possible impact of Latitude – yes, that’s right! – on Corona related deaths by Ivor Cummins, twitter handle @FatEmperor, who is very much involved in clearing up the pseudo-scientific mess the world has … Continue reading

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Corona Sweden : Covid-deaths vs other deaths, January – May

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The Swedish Corona “Disaster”…

“April 2020 was the deadliest month in modern times….” Below, I’ve plotted deaths per 10.000 people for January to May, for each of the years 1990 – 2020.  Basically, the graph is a matrix with a cell for the combination … Continue reading

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Corona Sweden : Infection Fatality Rate

It’s been a while ago since I ran my MCMC-hack to estimate the Swedish Infection Fatality Rate, main reason being that each run takes an awful lot of computing time, around 10h, to get the MCMC to converge… and during … Continue reading

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