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COVID-19 and ethnic minorities: a triple risk? 

    COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence. From Matthew Edwards   Summary Many ethnic minorities have suffered disproportionately from COVID-19: the spread of infection has been higher, and survival from COVID-19 has been lower per infection. … Continue reading

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Association is not causation – leave the clots to it!

While several European countries pause their vaccine rollout to look into blood clots, this would seem an ideal time to clear up once and for all whether the vaccine is causing pregnancies, sunburn, and taking up smoking! https://t.co/sXoY4li9MS — stuart … Continue reading

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Vaccines, data and stochastic parrots – the actuaries weekly Covid report

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C19; your monthly medical update from the actuaries.

Monthly medical update – Issue 7 5 March 2021 By Nicola Oliver and Dan Ryan for     http://www.covid-arg.com COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence. Given the pace of change with ‘all things COVID’, it can be hard … Continue reading

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A year of staying safe – statistics show how we survived 2020 (and will 2021)

The latest statistics from the CMI show that were it not for COVID – 2020 would have been the year of “staying alive” The CMI judge that we have now surpassed 100,000 excess deaths in the pandemic. Their quote explains … Continue reading

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These stats show why we’re locked down.

  Unlike April, this peak has come after a sustained period of increased activity throughout the Autumn too, with the cumulative number of patients now exactly double that admitted in the first wave. This can be seen in the occupancy … Continue reading

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Day of Celebration – Year of Cow – Vaccination, British Science and all that! (C19 ARG on fire)

Friday Report: Issue  36 By Nicola Oliver and John Roberts COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence. COVID-19 is still one of the hottest topics for scientific papers and articles. The COVID‑19 Actuaries Response Group will provide you … Continue reading

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Are we over the worst?

It’s a lovely day here in London . As I ran past the Covid testing tent in the square of the City’s Guildhall, there was no queue. This is what the City used to be like on Sunday, except it … Continue reading

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How vaccines are delivered – expert questions – expert answers.

Vaccines– Dosing Schedules By Nicola Oliver and Josephine Robertson  COVID-ARG.com COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence. Summary Around the globe we have been keenly watching and waiting for the development, production, and delivery of vaccines. Now that … Continue reading

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DB transfers;- we understand the crime – but not the causes of crime.

    The FCA has published the second of its analyses of the DB transfer market which shows how the trend to “de-risk” DB liabilities by buying out liabilities through CETVs  has continued apace. This article argues that – blameworthy … Continue reading

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