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South African mortality from COVID-19

Introduction In this bulletin we review death reporting for COVID-19 in South Africa, with some comparison to the United Kingdom and other global regions. South Africa reported deaths are shown together with comparisons of Case Fatality Rates (CFRs) that may … Continue reading

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WAITING FOR THE VACCINE. C-19 actuaries new monthly medical update

Given the pace of change with ‘all things COVID’, it can be hard – even for those who follow all the updates – to know what the overall state of play is regarding medical developments in particular, as opposed to … Continue reading

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Socially distancing bears – COVID-19 weekly report (wk 19)

Every week, more is written on COVID-19 than any individual could possibly read. Collectively, the COVID‑19 Actuaries Response Group read more about the outbreak than most, so we’ve decided each Friday to provide you with a curated list of the … Continue reading

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Is COVID-19 Seasonal?

Summary Common coronaviruses, like influenza viruses, are highly seasonal diseases, with cases peaking in winter months. As we move out of lockdown and through the summer months in the Northern hemisphere, an obvious question is whether COVID-19 exhibits seasonality, as … Continue reading

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Covid-19 actuaries “Super Saturday” report

The Friday Report – Issue 14 (published Saturday July 4th)   COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence. Every week, more is written on COVID-19 than any individual could possibly read. Collectively, the COVID‑19 Actuaries Response Group read … Continue reading

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What happened this week in COVID-19 science (we26/06)

The Friday Report – Issue 13 By Matt Fletcher and Nicola Oliver COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence.     Every week, more is written on COVID-19 than any individual could possibly read. Collectively, the COVID‑19 Actuaries … Continue reading

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Care homes – forgotten by us- not by Covid

This article can also be found at the COVID-19 Actuaries website http://www.covid-arg.com Introduction In their weekly analysis of deaths, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported that the total number deaths in excess of 5-year averages in the 12 weeks … Continue reading

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Covid Actuaries weekly round up to June 13

  The Friday Report – Issue 11 By Matt Fletcher and Nicola Oliver COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence.   Every week, more is written on COVID-19 than any individual could possibly read. Collectively, the COVID‑19 Actuaries … Continue reading

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What has COVID-19 done to our economy? How can we recover? – Joseph Lu

  What has COVID-19 done to the economy? The UK’s economy started the year with a rising stock market and house prices, said to be the continuation of a ‘Boris Bounce’ after a landslide election win that inspired business activity. … Continue reading

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C19 Actuaries Friday Report – May 29th

Modelling – reports European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control Projected baselines of COVID-19 in the EU/EEA and the UK for assessing the impact of de-escalation of measures As the UK and EU/EEA countries start to de-escalate lockdown and other … Continue reading

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