Update and Infection in Children

Global Cases, 20, 092,855 Deaths, 737, 022 US Cases, 5, 093, 565 Deaths, 163, 473 Cases in Children Autoimmune disorders and other risk factors https://edition.cnn.com/2020/08/11/health/covid-19-children-cases-rising-wellness/index.html https://services.aap.org/en/pages/2019-novel-coronavirus-covid-19-infections/children-and-covid-19-state-level-data-report/ American Academy of Pediatrics (Cumulative Child Cases) Summary of…

Coronavirus, Weekend Update

US, 0 to 14.48 minutes UK, 14.48 minutes India, 22.25 minutes Africa, 30.25 minutes United States Cases, 4, 917, 050 Deaths, 160, 702 Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (Washington University) http://www.healthdata.org/news-release/new-ihme-covid-19-forecasts-see-nearly-300000-deaths-december-1 Deaths, 295, 011…

Community testing and diagnosis

Have you had COVID-19 without knowing? (King’s College) https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.07.29.20162701v1 https://covid.joinzoe.com/post/covid-antibodies New study reveals at least one in five people infected don't show any symptoms London and the South East of England Community not hospital Antibody…

European Update

UK, Preston https://www.telegraph.co.uk/global-health/science-and-disease/coronavirus-news-covid-deaths-uk-school-pubs-aberdeen-lockdown/ Driver, household and community Avoid home visitors Chief executive Adrian Phillips We are not waiting for some Government announcement We know our rates are increasing and they have increased over the last…

Americas Update

Bolivia, Population, 11.5m, Cases, 85, 141 Deaths 3, 385 30 official languages Widespread belief in traditional medicine Health care spending $450 per year per person Massive community spread in cities DW News https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=azUTPWXUgA0 Patients died…

UK Data and Australian prospective

UK, Cases, 307,252 or 2, 800, 000 Deaths, 46,295 Case fatality rate = 15% Infection fatality rate = 1.65% Deaths with positive test result 46,210 Death certificates with COVID-19 55,763 IFR, 1.99% Excess deaths for…