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. 27, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

Deaths per million: U.S. states vs. other countries

Hawaii (10) ≈ South Korea (5), or Greece (13)
Texas (23) = Israel (23)
D.C. (260) ≈ Sweden (212), or Netherlands (261)
Michigan (333) ≈ France (350)
Massachusetts (424) ≈ Italy (440)
New York (1,135) ≈ San Marino (1,208)

Caveats:

1. tried to keep it to countries w/ trustworthy stats, but the data is janky. this is not apples to apples, it's "apple-ish fruits to apple-ish fruits."

2. underlying reality is dynamic, so comparisons may be wrong soon.

3. density, weather, something something

source:  https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/ 


You can follow @DKThomp.



Bookmark

____
Tip: mention @threader_app on a Twitter thread with the keyword “compile” to get a link to it.

Enjoy Threader? Sign up.

Since you’re here...

... we’re asking visitors like you to make a contribution to support this independent project. In these uncertain times, access to information is vital. Threader gets 1,000,000+ visits a month and our iOS Twitter client was featured as an App of the Day by Apple. Your financial support will help two developers to keep working on this app. Everyone’s contribution, big or small, is so valuable. Support Threader by becoming premium or by donating on PayPal. Thank you.


Follow Threader