Wednesday, July 1, 2020

COVID-19 links [NEWLY UPDATED]


CDC illustration of COVID-19 virus

I'm very busy at work this week, so for today's post, let me note that COVID-19 has not gone away and I have continued to update these links. You can use them when you want to check the situation where you happen to live.

The COVID-19 Tracking Project.

New York Times COVID-19 coverage. The New York Times has removed the paywall for its COVID-19 coverage.

CDC on proper handwashing (important, see for example this MIT study).

Wearing a mask also is a good idea. 

COVID-19 projections.

Johns Hopkins tracking site.

Statnews.com COVID-19 tracker, very well done.

R0 number tracker, by state (a key metric of how your state is doing.)

Opportunity Insights COVID-19 death rate tracker. (Click "Explore the Data")

Erie County Health Department (lots of additional resources.)

Current national U.S. forecast from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation.  Somewhat more optimistic forecast than some projections, from a well-respected organization. You can get the forecast for your state with one click.

Scott Gottlieb on Twitter (good way to get the latest trends from a relatively nonpolitical source.)

A little levity from Scott Adams, to cheer you up!


2 comments:

tony smyth said...

Here's a link to some of what I have written about Corona for Quora.

https://www.quora.com/Why-is-everybody-freaking-out-about-the-Corona-Virus-It-isn-t-that-dangerous-with-a-death-rate-of-less-than-3-Also-there-are-way-more-dangerous-diseases-Why-are-all-countries-taking-such-steps/answer/Tony-Smyth-6

Barry Weave said...

I found this website a useful resource on covid
https://questioningcovid.com/

Also the book virus mania from 2007 is very prescient ! A google search should bring up the pdf.
https://www.amazon.com/Virus-Mania-Continually-Epidemics-Billion-Dollar/dp/1425114679/ref=cm_cr_arp_d_product_top?ie=UTF8