Over the first 100 days of the pandemic, countries that quickly implemented strong policies successfully lowered their death rates faster. There were also some surprises in the successes and failures.
May 22, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: politics united-states spain democracy policy italy germany health coronavirus viruses mortality countries covid-19 social-distancing
Three graphs of mortality data tell the story of the direction the UK and the world are heading in after the peak of the coronavirus outbreak.
April 27, 2020 • ~6 min
Tags: statistics coronavirus mortality covid-19 covid-19-testing covid-19-pandemic
A Hungarian obstetrician was the first to nail down the importance of handwashing to stop the spread of infectious disease.
April 14, 2020 • ~8 min
Tags: contagion disease-control history-of-science history-of-medicine hand-washing handwashing maternal-mortality cleanliness handwashing-and-coronavirus
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