[ExI] next county

Dylan Distasio interzone at gmail.com
Wed Aug 5 20:50:06 UTC 2020

I don't know that your assertion on current R0s for CV-19 compared to the
flu is accurate.   I will acknowledge that it is not the same R0 as if we
did absolutely nothing, but even in hotspots, it is not extremely high with
social distancing/large gathering bans implemented.

See the current breakdown by state:


RT live is another site that attempts to track Rt as close to real time
as possible:

On Wed, Aug 5, 2020 at 4:32 PM John Clark via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 5, 2020 at 3:50 PM Dylan Distasio via extropy-chat <
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
> *> I still have seen zero evidence that this is much worse than the flu
>> from a fatality rate standpoint*
> The COVID-19 fatality rate is not much worse than the garden-variety
> non-1918 flu, but it can still kill far more people because its infection
> rate is much higher; the number of Americans who have become infected with
> COVID-19 has jumper from 15 people on February 15 to 4,950,144 people today
> August 4, an increase of 54,504 infections just since yesterday. With just
> 4% of the world's population the USA now has 26.25% of all the COVID-19
> infections in the entire world. Anyone who does not find that rate of
> growth terrifying does not understand the situation.
>  John K Clark
> _______________________________________________
> extropy-chat mailing list
> extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org
> http://lists.extropy.org/mailman/listinfo.cgi/extropy-chat
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.extropy.org/pipermail/extropy-chat/attachments/20200805/bd6262ac/attachment.htm>

More information about the extropy-chat mailing list