Tag Archives: Covid-19

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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Deprivation’s the killer – Covid’s an agent; Adele Groyer explains.

Inequalities in mortality before and during the pandemic http://www.covid-arg.com By Adele Groyer for COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence. Summary All-cause mortality in England ordinarily has a steep gradient by deprivation. While living in a more deprived … Continue reading

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Is Covid a blip or will it make us live shorter?

What does the latest CMI Mortality Projections Model tell us? By Andrew Gaches for COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence. Summary The CMI’s latest mortality projections model CMI_2020, and accompanying working paper, show that users adopting the … 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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Gordon Woo on how 2021 can beat 2020 (if we learn our lessons)

By Gordon Woo for COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence.                                                        … Continue reading

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I’ve tested positive but feel fine

I got my positive test after I went to bed and I am now getting a stream of SMS and emails telling me to stay put. It’s a surprise as it’s been three days since I did my test and … Continue reading

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We can’t cancel Christmas when it’s in our hearts!

Saturday 19th December – the low point of the pandemic so far. Trouble had been brewing all week. You sensed that politicians (especially Boris Johnson) were in denial, but the case numbers spoke a different truth, something ugly was happening … Continue reading

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Could we get a double win-reducing COVID and seasonal flu?

                                                                      Covid-Arg.com By Stephen Kramer for … Continue reading

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How logical is the UK’s vaccine priority ordering?

By Yifei Gong and Stuart McDonald COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence. Summary Nine groups in the UK have been prioritised to be vaccinated in the first phase. In this bulletin, we consider the logic of the … Continue reading

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Stay safe and wish ourselves a Happy Christmas.

First the good news. While we all stay cooped up at home, the lockdown has had a positive impact. These results are from one of our leading data authorities. The findings by Imperial College London were based on swabbing more … Continue reading

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