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Saturday, April 11, 2020

Pandemic eye candy

Here are some graphics that are relevant to our shared experience with COVID-19
By Will Collette

Air pollution is way down.
From NASA, air pollution levels in the Northeast during March:
after

Here's what those levels were like before the pandemic:
before

The overall crime rates in COVID-19 hit areas has declined
As Coronavirus Surges, Crime Declines in Some Cities | The ...
BUT reports of domestic violence have increased (CLICK HERE).

Model predicts Rhode Island COVID-19 hospitalizations will peak on April 28
Source: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, the Seattle-based modeling group being used by the CDC and the states.

Unlike most the rest of the country, in Rhode Island the rate of infection for women is higher than for men (RI Department of Health):









We should pay attention to daily pollen counts since allergies can cause symptoms like COVID-19:



Finally, there's hope that most Americans are beginning to sort out who to trust and who to believe when it comes to information on the Pandemic:
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