26 December 2020: What Is Happening in Los Angeles? Looking at Prevalence and Why It Should Scare You

Prevalence is one of the earliest concepts covered in an introductory Epidemiology course is that of prevalence. Defined, prevalence is “the proportion of persons in a population who have a particular disease or attribute at a…

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Los Angeles County continues to (dubiously) seek higher and higher ground when it comes to COVID-19 incidence and mortality rates

This week, we have 3.7 times more cases than we did over the summer. Mortality rates reached a new high at 0.53 daily deaths per 100,000 population - the previous maximum was 0.44 in late July.…

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Test, trace and isolate

Today social media and press reports will be flooded with pictures of healthcare workers receiving their #Covid_19 vaccine. While an accomplishment worth celebrating, the reality for the rest of us looks like this. Test, trace, isolate.

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