Tag Archives: Epidemics

SWEDEN COVID – “Variants of Concern”

Have a look at the graph below: it depicts a sampling of Covid variants in Sweden, during the period of week 5 to week 50, 2021: A couple of interesting observations: the dreaded DELTA variant became totally dominant during summer, … Continue reading

Posted in Data Analytics | Tagged | 8 Comments

Covid – When will The Day of Reckoning arrive?

Posted in Data Analytics | Tagged | Leave a comment

Förslaget om covidpass är illa grundat – MED-bloggen

Andelen vaccinerade mot covid-19 i Sverige är förhållandevis stor. Genom egna beslut, utan att staten har vidtagit några inskränkande eller bestraffande åtgärder, har snart ca 85 % av alla från 16 år och uppåt vaccinerat sig dubbelt. Bland alla över … Continue reading

Posted in Epidemics, Society | Tagged , | Leave a comment

SWEDEN Mortality : The period of “Balancing the Books” Matters

Most who present data on “Excess Deaths” do so on a yearly basis, that is, “balancing the accounts” by calendar year. As I’ve shown before, e.g. in this post, deaths in Sweden are heavily seasonal. Therefore, it makes much more … Continue reading

Posted in Data Analytics | Tagged , | 2 Comments

489 Days of Studying COVID in SWEDEN

Inspired by my friend Professor Michael Levitt’s recent analysis, “Lessons from 500 days studying COVID-19” , I thought I’d post a brief summary over what’s been going on in Sweden up until May 2021, as a follow-up to my summary … Continue reading

Posted in Data Analytics | Tagged , | 4 Comments

More Sunshine ==> Lower Mortality…?

Death (All Cause Mortality) seem to be dependent on time of year, at least here in Sweden, at our relatively high latitudes, and high seasonal variability of amount of daylight, temperature etc. Covid seems also to be seasonal, as illustrated … Continue reading

Posted in Data Analytics | Tagged , , , | 4 Comments

SWEDEN Covid Events Feb 2020 – May 30:th 2021

Posted in Data Analytics | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Impact of demographics on mortality

Does age structure of population impact mortality….? Below chart shows linear regression over proportion of population 80 years or older vs overall mortality for the Swedish population for years 2002 – 2020. Spot the outliers.

Posted in Data Analytics | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

HHMI Holiday Lectures on Science

HHMI Holiday Lectures on Science — Read on media.hhmi.org/hl/99Lect4.html Excellent introduction to viruses, epidemics and pandemics.

Posted in Complex Systems, Data Analytics | Tagged | Leave a comment

SWEDEN All Cause Deaths per age group : monthly cumulative observed, expected, excess, Jan 2015-May 2021

In the graphs below, careful with May 2021 (shaded), which is not yet fully accounted for – the data for May 2021 is only up until 28:th, and typically there’s a lag in reporting of about 10-14 days, before which … Continue reading

Posted in Data Analytics | Tagged , | 2 Comments