Musings on everyday probability
The news is rife with reports of upticks in NYC. What's going on?
Sweden goes from cautionary tale to exemplar.
Two weeks ago I predicted deaths were near the peak in AZ and slowing elsewhere. How'd I do?
There has been a huge rise in cases in the South. But it won't be as deadly as our spring outbreak.
We have a villain, so we need heroes. Don't look to New York.
Europe had a one and done COVID wave. How about the US?
If we get to herd immunity, we can stop worrying (mostly) about virus spread. What is herd immunity and are we there yet?
A promised, but not promising, update that looks at COVID in the South.
Since the George Floyd protests began, we have not had an uptick.
For now, the answer appears to be yes.
Wearing a mask or not wearing a mask has become political, with little attention paid to the science of whether and when it is necessary. It's not clear-cut.
We've been shut down for 2 months. We can re-open safely with this plan.
Based on the data, I think we could.
There are dramatic differences in the chances of dying by age.
It's one of the most important questions, but unfortunately far from solved.