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Corona Virus

A series of write ups on the virus

Worst in class

17/01/2021

So far the UK has the 7th highest deaths per million population of the 221 countries countries listed in worldometers.  That is bad.

But, for the deaths in the past week, the UK is number 1  of the larger countries. (Actually, the only country of any size worse than the UK is Gibraltar!)

Covid cases
The rise in cases following easing of restictions over Christmas is apparent in most countries, but especially Ireland

Covid deaths
The rise in cases is inevitably followed by a rise in deaths.  Strangely, although there is much attention given to the Brazilian and South African strains, both of these countries seem to be faring better than the UK is regards both cases and deaths.   

So the government are doing a pretty awful job.  Fortunately the amazing NHS staff and our wonderful scientists and engineers are doing a phenomenal job.
The vaccine distribution is going well, and at current rates the entire population should be vaccinated by mid September.

But some people are refusing the vaccine, and some of these work in care homes. They should, obviously, not be allowed to work in cares homes in the same way that psychopaths, or people with a history of violence are not allowed. But that would take government legislation, so maybe next year??


Covid Articles

29/03/2021
Mortality

15/03/2021
Are we doing well now?

22/02/2021
Are we doing well?

1/02/2021
R is for Rubbish

30/01/2021
UK Lockdowns

27/01/2021
Dithering

24/01/2021
Good News and Bad

17/01/2021
Worst in Class

15/01/2021
There is light

11/01/2021
A new year begins

02/01/2021
A good thing?

31/12/2020
The Year ends in Tiers

21/12/2020
A worrying Trend

13/12/2020
Two weeks of Tiers

30/11/2020
Ending Lockdown

16/11/2020
Mid lock down

26/10/2020
October

8/10/2020
Long Covid

28/9/2020
September3

0/8/2020
August roundup

10/08/2020
Englands data

31/07/2020
July roundup

29/07/2020
Spain Data Manipulation II

20/07/2020
How far are we behind

12/07/2020
It progresses

04/07/2020
The flood gates open  

27/06/2020
State of the Nations

21/06/2020
Exit and Testing1

4/06/2020
Hindsight and Foresight#

07/06/2020
Tracking and general comment

05/06/2020
Spain Data Manipulation

5/06/2020
UK Data Manipulation

24/05/2020
Tracking, school opening and care homes.

17/05/2020
Tracking and comparison with Germany

10/05/2020
Tracking and comparison with other countries

7/05/2020
Tracking

7/05/2020
Clarification

03/5/2020
Exiting Part 1

01/05/2020
Statistics

01/04/2020
First Thoughts

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