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Association is not causation – leave the clots to it!

While several European countries pause their vaccine rollout to look into blood clots, this would seem an ideal time to clear up once and for all whether the vaccine is causing pregnancies, sunburn, and taking up smoking! https://t.co/sXoY4li9MS — stuart … Continue reading

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C19; your monthly medical update from the actuaries.

Monthly medical update – Issue 7 5 March 2021 By Nicola Oliver and Dan Ryan for     http://www.covid-arg.com COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence. Given the pace of change with ‘all things COVID’, it can be hard … 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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5 ways to stay happy on a lockdown Saturday morning!

I have good reason to feel sorry for myself this morning, but I am not sorry for myself – I am in an extremely good news for the following five reasons I am listening to Aggers and Tuffers on test … Continue reading

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Has my body beaten Covid or not?

Who’s the boss? It’s now 10 days since my Covid symptoms started, , 8 days since I tested and 5 days since I got positive test results. Theoretically I can stop self-isolating tomorrow and say I have had the virus. … Continue reading

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Brexit – must we now pragmatically accept our fate?

The Times’ survey, published this morning on the eve of the latest (and probably final) deadline to decide a deal, shows Britain as divided as ever over Brexit. Most of us can relate to the four categories and would by … Continue reading

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COVID-19 ; have recent Government interventions helped?

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How will the vaccine change things? A triple Dutch dose!

  Triple Dutch Www.crownactuaries.eu   Servaas Houben, Kees Van Heugten and Rob Smit are three Dutch actuaries who have been doing their own modelling of the impact of Covid-19. They have now produced a paper on the likely impact of … Continue reading

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Has our attitude to wealth changed with Covid or with Brexit?

COVID may be the excuse, but the political swing occasioned by Brexit is what may drive change. Continue reading

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