EuroMomo figures are out for week 21 Weekly mortality deviations in EU

The situation seems to get back to normal in all the countries even for the UK. The UK was the hardest hit of all European countries and stayed for multiple weeks on a very high level. The situation is not yet ‘normal’ in the UK, Sweden & Belgium, but not in very high excess. HardContinue reading “EuroMomo figures are out for week 21 Weekly mortality deviations in EU”

Norway health chief: lockdown was not needed to tame Covid

‘Our assessment now, and I find that there is a broad consensus in relation to the reopening, was that one could probably achieve the same effect – and avoid part of the unfortunate repercussions – by not closing. But, instead, staying open with precautions to stop the spread.’ This is important to admit, she says,Continue reading “Norway health chief: lockdown was not needed to tame Covid”

Interesting article of Maurice De Hond on “superspread events”

“You would think: “we now know what we have to do”. The RIVM (CDC) and the virologists, who appear everywhere in the media, will finally embrace these findings and ensure an adequate approach. “But I predict that this will not happen (soon). They will say something like “this is something to research, but…”  or “theseContinue reading “Interesting article of Maurice De Hond on “superspread events””

Study seems to show Covid-19 could be ‘airborn’ and ventilating rooms could be very important

“This study shows that better ventilation of spaces substantially reduces the airborne time of respiratory droplets. This finding is relevant because typically poorly ventilated and populated spaces, like public transport and nursing homes, have been reported as sites of viral transmission despite preventive physical distancing. The persistence of small respiratory droplets in such poorly ventilatedContinue reading “Study seems to show Covid-19 could be ‘airborn’ and ventilating rooms could be very important”

How to make money with a not yet existing vaccine.

Moderna is a vaccine making company that has embarked on the search for a vaccine for Covid-19. The stock floated around $ 20 early in the year and started its spectacularly rise on February 24 to about $ 67 on Friday, May 15. On Monday May 18, Moderna released very optimistic news about the developmentContinue reading “How to make money with a not yet existing vaccine.”

EuroMomo figures are out for week 20 Weekly mortality deviations in EU

The situation seems to get back to normal in all the countries except for the UK. The UK was already the hardest hit of all European countries and stays now for multiple weeks on a very high level. The situation is not yet ‘normal’ in Sweden & Belgium, but not in very high excess. HardContinue reading “EuroMomo figures are out for week 20 Weekly mortality deviations in EU”