Tag Archives: Covid-19

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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COVID-19; the 30th weekly bulletin – bad news for French hikers

Weekly Report: Issue 30 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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Modelling COVID-19; what have we learned?

The Covid-19 pandemic, with its associated human tragedy, has been devastating for many families. This has presented new challenges for policy-makers, governments, corporates and others. Actuaries have been at the forefront in modelling the virus in terms of cumulative and … Continue reading

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“Something in the air” – aerosol transmission explored by C19-arg.

Aerosol Transmission            By Nicola Oliver and Beate Degan COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence.                                      … Continue reading

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R=<1 ? Gordon Woo asks "what compliance does the UK need"?

What degree of compliance do we need? By Gordon Woo for                                                            … Continue reading

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A WEEK IN LOCKDOWN – Covid-19 ARG on science – and actuarial fun!

Saturday Report By Matt Fletcher, Nicola Oliver and John Roberts    COVID-ARG.COM   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 … Continue reading

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