Tag: corona virus

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How the Corona Virus Hacks the Immune System: the New Yorker

This is such a terrific article.  Not only does it do a creditable job of explaining the basics of the immune system, but also how Covid 19 acts to disrupt cells and highjacks the immune system.  Since I’m unsure if the article will be accessible if you’re lacking a subscription, I’ll quote some pertinent parts…

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Wear the Humble Mask. It Is Your Servant to Protect and Defend

There will be no improvement in jobs and economic activity until we beat this thing. Until infection rates in whatever population decreases to manageable levels, we will be stuck with no “normal” life.  From California we cannot visit New York without quarantining anymore. Though deaths are staying flat, hospitalizations are increasing.  In the Bay Area…

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Newsletter. The Long Haul of the Pandemic. Sleep.

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Testing In California

Our testing is ramping up fast!  This is one of the main determinants of when we can reopen. We’re 3/4 of the way there.

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Hospitalizations and ICU visits Bay Area and California as of 5.7.2020

Bay Area is looking good.  I hope that we can loosen restrictions sooner rather than later!         California as a whole is not as good.  Flat, at least, and not going up.  But not sure how you can justify opening quickly.  

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Bay Area Crushing the Curve: San Francisco Chronicle

One picture worth 1000 words

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Covid Cases by State Cases per 100,000

I finally found a graphic that tells a bit more nuanced story from NPR.  This graphic shows how well California is doing at 77 per 100K considering what a huge state it is. Obviously, we need our case load to stop increasing and start to decrease if we’re ever going to get back to work…

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Curves County by County California

Not at all happy that the total number of cases in San Francisco is now over 1,000.  But glad that we’ve made it into the light blue curve.  We’re doubling now every 12.6 days.  Still increasing but slowing down.

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Corona Virus Cases per Day 4.14.2020

Definitely don’t like that uptick.  It could just be variation, as we saw fewer cases over the weekend.  So there may be reporting discrepancies.  Stay safe…

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Corona Virus Cases Per Day California

Notice that deaths do not look to be decreasing as fast.  From what I understand, they lag cases, so we may still have cause for some optimism.   This graph shows the Bay Area in relation to the rest of the state, which is informative.

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