Covid-19, the Territory Anomaly
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11th June 2020, 04:59 AM
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You should take a look at the article Rolfe linked to in the Sweden thread: It compares countries, strategies and outcomes - so far.
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Tomas Pueyo has had a pop at Sweden's "strategy" today.
Coronavirus: Should We Aim for Herd Immunity Like Sweden?
From the graphs in that article there's something a bit alarming going on. The "something a bit odd" I mentioned above was that Sweden's cases, although not declining, seemed to be on a plateau rather than continuing the exponential increase. The graphs in the Pueyo article are showing new cases taking off like a rocket in early June.
It is one of the most comprehensive articles about the 'territory anomaly' I have read.
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