MR commentator Sure writes: Current US excess all-cause mortality is running around 10K above trend line on a good week. For these purposes we need neither know nor care if this is do to Covid directly, fear of catching Covid, or the effects of lockdown policies (e.g. increased rates of suicide from business failure). Suppose […] The post On vaccine timing, from the comments appeared first on Marginal REVOLUTION.
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Johns Hopkins University data points to rises in countries that seemed to have slowed spreadCoronavirus –...Johns Hopkins University data points to rises in countries that seemed to have slowed spreadCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe number of people who have died from Covid-19 has exceeded 1 million, according to a tally of cases maintained by Johns Hopkins University, with no sign the global death rate is slowing and infections on the rise again in countries that were thought to be controlling their outbreaks months ago.The milestone was reached early on Tuesday morning UK time, nine months since authorities in China first announced the detection of a cluster of pneumonia cases with an unknown cause in the central Chinese city of Wuhan. The first recorded death, that of a 61-year-old man in a hospital in the city, came 12 days later. Continue reading...