Tag Archives: Covid

Living longer despite everything

  When I run around London, I often find myself passing the Covid wall and seeing each heart filled with the name of a loved one who has died in the current pandemic. The Covid memorial wall is perhaps unique. … Continue reading

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Freedom – at what cost?

Rousseau’s famous phrase “man is born free but everywhere is in chains”, will be to the front of many people’s minds today. The true liberal reaction to the pandemic is herd immunity and early blogs from the Covid actuaries explored … Continue reading

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When can we be free? #COVIDARG follows the data

  By Matt Fletcher, Adele Groyer and John Roberts COVID-19 Actuaries Response Group – Learn. Share. Educate. Influence. Summary On 14 June, a large batch of papers was published by SAGE. These set out further modelling of the impact of … Continue reading

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Variants of concern – (an actuarial view of the virus today).

                                                           COVID-ARG.COM           By Matt Fletcher  COVID-19 Actuaries Response … Continue reading

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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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