Tag Archives: COVID 19

Progress towards immunization; Covid-ARG’s weekend report

                                                                                                      http://www.covid-arg.com Friday Report: Issue 48 By: Matt Fletcher, Adele Groyer & 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 … Continue reading

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The actuaries guide to face mask protection.

By Gordon Woo for Covid-arg.com COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence. Summary When the wearing of face coverings in shops became mandatory in UK on 24 July 2020, there was no specific requirement other than coverage of … Continue reading

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keep on keeping on! – advise the Covid Actuaries Research Group

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Covid lessons for the UK from Taiwan and South Korea-Gordon Woo

  First Published at Covid-19 ARG here

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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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