A comparison between Sweden, where there’s no nationwide lockdown, and Canada, where most schools and businesses are closed.
Looking at the trajectories and timelines of the other countries and a rough estimate as to when we can return to some normality.
Three key pieces of data that researchers use to track the spread of COVID-19, and important pitfalls in interpreting this data.
Looking at the current trajectory and what it means for the number of deaths that can be expected in the month of April.
Analyzing differences in how the US vs. South Korea have handled COVID-19, plus how long it takes for control measures to take effect.
Exploring key learning points from the treatment of cancer and how these basic principles can be used to slow the spread of COVID-19.
Key learning points from South Korea and how they kept their cases so low, plus a comparison with Canada’s trajectory.
The Reproductive Number and why it’s important; why testing and isolation are key to ending the pandemic.
How the coronavirus mutated to jump from animals to humans, and how viruses can mutate to evade the immune system.
The best and worst case scenarios for how long this will last, isolation strategies, and a comparison to the Spanish Flu.