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COVID-19 Daily Update — Enough with Social Distancing! Should We Just Act Normal?

In today’s video update, Dr. Andy Thompson compares Sweden to Canada. Sweden has no nationwide lockdown and the schools and businesses are open. Canada has locked down and closed schools and businesses. Which country is doing better?

Dr. Thompson discusses how to estimate the number of cases within a population using something called the Case Fatality Rate (CFR).

This video also features a review of the latest cases and deaths in Canada’s provinces, and an analysis of the daily global numbers.

Dr. Andy Thompson is a Canadian rheumatologist working in Arva, Ontario at The Arva Clinic (arvaclinic.com). He founded RheumInfo.com in 2003.