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Daily review 20/01/2022

Written By: - Date published: 5:30 pm, January 20th, 2022 - 8 comments
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8 comments on “Daily review 20/01/2022 ”

  1. arkie 1

    Chlöe Swarbrick is tireless in her work, making people aware of Labour's antipathy to any change in our housing status quo. Is it rational to continue to hope for change when you can instead vote for it?

  2. weka 4

    Another reason why we should be keeping our powder dry re RATs.

  3. joe90 5

    Confirmed Covid deaths versus modeled estimates of excess mortality.

    Last year’s Day of the Dead marked a grim milestone. On 1 November, the global death toll from the COVID-19 pandemic passed 5 million, official data suggested. It has now reached 5.5 million. But that figure is a significant underestimate. Records of excess mortality — a metric that involves comparing all deaths recorded with those expected to occur — show many more people than this have died in the pandemic.

    […]

    Among these models, the World Health Organization (WHO) is still working on its first global estimate, but the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation in Seattle, Washington, offers daily updates of its own modelled results, as well as projections of how quickly the global toll might rise. And one of the highest-profile attempts to model a global estimate has come from the news media. The Economist magazine in London has used a machine-learning approach to produce an estimate of 12 million to 22 million excess deaths — or between 2 and 4 times the pandemic’s official toll so far (see go.nature.com/3qjtyge and ‘Global toll’).

    https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-00104-8

  4. Anker 6
    • Staggering Joe90 about excess deaths, but it rings true

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