Category Archives: COVID-19
I follow Austin Kleon’s blog on what he’s doing as an artist and a person. Yesterday’s post, Finding nourishment vs. identifying poison, was very helpful on finding a way forward in these trying times.
In the wonderful Terry Pratchett novel, “Good Omens”, the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse are: War, Death, Famine, and Pollution. Pestilence had faded in modern times and been replaced by Pollution who rode a Vespa that leaked oil and gasoline … Continue reading
I was curious about which age groups are seeing which outcomes. It took a while to track down the information. Age Group Population Cases Cases per 100K Inpatients Deaths Deaths per 100K 20-29 17% 404 190 8% 0 0 30-39 … Continue reading
I’ve moved the Travis County COVID-19 charts to their own page. Link under the picture.
Below is the chart from COVID-19 in Travis County, updated with data though today, April 22, 2020. Additional data series have been added: New case (raw data point), EMA (smoothed new cases), Inpatients (hospitalizations), ICU, and patients on ventilators. The … Continue reading
Mexican professional wrestlers (luchadors) had to stop working after social distancing rules were instituted. Face masks are now compulsory in Mexico City and other parts of Mexico. Coronavirus: Mexican wrestlers sew Lucha Libre face masks tells of their creative response … Continue reading
In a recent open mic, Geoffrey Hall, an Austin poet, proposed a new poetry form, C-19 pandeme: 100 words in 19 lines. He read two fine examples. C is the Roman numeral for 100. Pandeme is not an English word. … Continue reading
Austin is largely contained in Travis County. The county publishes an update every evening of the COVID-29 cases. The questions are, “Have new cases peaked here?” and “When can we go back to work/normal?” The Travis COVID-19 Dashboard shows confirmed … Continue reading