The COVID19 crisis has parents scared for the safety of their children. Although it is true that children appear to handle the virus better (in fact, no child under the age of 9 has apparently died from it) it is still a concern, particularly when the infection rate is two or three times that of [...]
A March 17,2020 article (Link HERE) indicates there is some evidence this may be true, but I doubt the authors would take that to the bank. They are MIT, and they are simply conveying information that may be useful. "Our analysis shows that the chances of reduced spreading due to environmental factors would be [...]
According to the New England Journal of Medicine, link HERE , The scientists found that severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) was detectable in aerosols for up to three hours, up to four hours on copper, up to 24 hours on cardboard and up to two to three days on plastic and stainless steel. [...]
According to the Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Resource Center, approximately 23,000 Germans have contracted COVID-19 but only 91 have died from it. This appears to be an important number because unlike the United States, who has lagged behind most other industrialized nations for testing COVID19, the Germans have tested a LOT of people. According to THIS [...]
It is well understood that in Korea, the COVID19 epidemic was stopped with relatively few fatalities. The total numbers are 8,799 infected with only 102 deaths. By contrast, Italy as of now has 53,000 cases and more than 4800 dead. Today is Saturday, March 21, 2020. On Thursday, March 19, 2020 the number of [...]
The COVID Tracking Project Home US Historical Data Most Recent Data The COVID Tracking Project collects information from 50 US states, the District of Columbia, and 5 other US territories to provide the most comprehensive testing data we can collect for the novel coronavirus, SARS-CoV-2. We attempt to include positive and negative results, pending tests, and total [...]
Trump: "We’re now at 15 and soon it will be zero" 3/1: 89 3/2: 105 3/3: 125 3/4: 159 3/5: 227 3/6: 331 3/7: 444 3/8: 564 3/9: 728 3/10: 1,000 3/11: 1,267 3/12: 1,645 3/13: 2,204 3/14: 2,826 3/15: 3,505 3/16: 4,466 3/17: 6,135 3/18: 8,760 3/19: 13,229 3/21:24,788
At this link HERE you can find the Johns Hopkins COVID19 Tracker, which is updated daily. For the purposes of understanding the global pandemic, this is probably the single most important graphic available.