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C19 actuaries report “very encouraging results”

                                                                                                      http://www.covid-arg.com Weekly bulletin #42 By: John Roberts & Dan Ryan 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 provides … Continue reading

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Better testing needed for a COVID-19 exit strategy – “data not dates” from Gordon Woo

  COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence.   Covid-arg.com Summary Vaccines alone cannot resolve the COVID-19 crisis. We need to follow the virus, not just the disease: this requires a fully functioning NHS Testing and Tracing system … Continue reading

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The week’s Covid news includes the first haggis in space

Friday Report: Issue 35 By Matt Fletcher, 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 provides … Continue reading

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Vaccines; acceptance and effectiveness

  By Nicola Oliver and Josephine Robertson                    COVID-ARG.COM COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence. Summary Around the globe we are seeing the delivery of vaccinations, in some countries … Continue reading

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The NHS is at peak capacity – read the data on ICUs and staffing

This excellent thread is required reading, read to the tenth and final tweet to understand the threat to the NHS and patients, from misinformation. Sitrep: situation report. This is what we call our daily briefings right now. Here’s mine. We … Continue reading

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Stay safe everyone – this is it.

Here’s the graphical evidence that we are now in uncharted times. Our estimate of R, based on admissions, is still around 1.3, with no indication yet of it lessening. It’s too early yet to judge whether the latest lockdown is … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Actuaries sign off for the year with their 31st cracking report

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C-19 actuaries Friday report strikes optimistic notes

                                          Covid-arg.com Friday Report: Issue 28 By Matt Fletcher, Dan Ryan and John Roberts COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. … Continue reading

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Latest numbers on second wave from COVID-19 ARG

Latest thread covering COVID-19 admissions and deaths in English hospitals, with an updated R estimate. While the PHE dashboard hasn’t yet been updated, @NHSEngland data indicates 870 admissions today. https://t.co/xkI8zMNbmu — COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group (@COVID19actuary) October 20, 2020 Based … Continue reading

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Can Government put social freedom back in the bottle?

LATEST: All social gatherings of more than 6 people will be banned in England under new Covid-19 limits to be announced tomorrow by PM Boris Johnson. The police will have new powers to disperse and fine any group larger than … Continue reading

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