Derek Thompson+ Your Authors @DKThomp Writer at @TheAtlantic. Host of podcast CRAZY/GENIUS. Author of book HIT MAKERS. Talker on NPR's @hereandnow and @CBSNews. derek[at]theatlantic[dot]com Apr. 06, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

JPMorgan: "95% of reported infections have occurred between the latitudinal coordinates 22.5°N and 57.5°N
[and] 90% of infections have occurred in regions with temperatures ranging from -5° to 15° Celsius and specific humidity ranging from 0 to 8 grams per kg."

New daily infections per 1 million people: Day-20 figures

Spain: 73
Italy: 40
Germany: 36
France: 25
US: 22
UK: 17



Brazil, Indonesia, India, Pakistan: under 5

Please file these statistics in your folder labeled: "either of existential significance to the near-term future of the human race and the global economy, or sheer statistical nonsense"

We are still in a phase of the pandemic where we don't know if international comparisons are comparing reality, or if they are comparing extremely variable, or even entirely fraudulent, efforts to measure reality

 https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/03/fog-pandemic/608764/ 


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