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Stanford’s Contrasting Fatality Estimates

Stuart and Matthew   “Estimating the Global Infection Fatality Rate of COVID-19” – Grewelle, De Leo The authors have sought to provide a first estimate of the global IFR using a novel method and data from multiple countries. It seems … Continue reading

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Stuart McDonald updates us on Icnarc and CV-19

  Latest @ICNARC report was released last night. Here’s a summary on behalf of @ICS_updates and @COVID19actuary, with thanks to @NicolaMedical for holding virtual pen last week. Update includes 449 new patients (8,699 total); 717 new outcomes (6,860 total). Full … Continue reading

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Is the UK institutionally ageist?

This week we hear that numbers in England and Wales dying in care homes is exceeding those in hospital. In March Government told these homes the risk of death in homes was “most unlikely”. How did it come to this? … Continue reading

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Stuart McDonald on who’s catching the virus (part 2)

Stuart’s first tweet thread on the ICNARC data can be read here.  This is part two and it’s co-morbid. The latest @ICNARC report is out. Let’s see if I can do a summary which is both jargon-free and typo-free this … Continue reading

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A library of COVID-19 actuarial responses

I realise that the actuaries who’ve blogged have no central library of their work. So here are all the articles they’ve written and published on linked in  – if you really want to understand their work, here’s an Easter treat … Continue reading

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So what is a Coronavirus?

In the second paper shared by the C19 Group, Nicola Oliver tells us what Coronaviruses are and how they can be deadly. She explains why they impact in different ways. Thanks to Nicola and Stuart and other members of the … Continue reading

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