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Arizona New Covid-19 Cases by Week and County May 31, 2020

May 31, 2020 Here are charts of new Covid 19 cases for each week up to May 23, 2020. Saturday is the end of the week and samples take 5 days or more to be processed and entered in the … Continue reading

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Weekly Covid-19 Cases

I’m changing how I report the numbers of Covid-19 cases from daily reports to weekly ones. During my working career I worked in animal disease outbreaks and eradication programs and, as in human disease outbreaks, we used different reporting cycles … Continue reading

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Where to Find Covid-19 Statistics

If you look online there are many sites reporting Covid-19 statistics. The websites I’ve listed below are the ones I most often use to cover statistics from the world down to our local Santa Cruz County, Arizona.  Sources Why does … Continue reading

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2-1-1 Arizona Resources for Help Paying Bills, Food, Etc.

I’ve created a page with some information on the 2-1-1 Arizona site which lists resources that may help in paying bills, food banks, or dealing with other problems resulting from the Covid 19 outbreak. Before calling these resources one should … Continue reading

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Covid 19 Tests Aren’t 100%

March 26 Here’s a good article from the “Washington Post” about how lab tests are not as straight forward as we often think. No lab test is ever 100% accurate, terms like “sensitivity” and “specificity”are used to describe how many … Continue reading

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WHO’s Myth Buster Site

There are all sorts of myths about Covid 19, many spread by people who should know better. The World Health Organization (WHO) has a myth buster site at    https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public/myth-busters? From the Washington Post today,  “Unfortunately, various strains of misinformation … Continue reading

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