The Covid Chronicles: April 8

April 08, 2020

April 8

Seen on Discord

🚨New higher R0 from CDC reanalysis... it’s a 5.7!🚨(95% Confidence Interval: 3.8–8.9). Wowzers. This much higher #SARSCoV2 R0 value carries lot of implications for vaccines and treatments and containment measures needed. 📌Thread 🧵 #COVID19

Eric Feigl-Ding (@DrEricDing) April 8, 2020



About 1 in 2000 Dallas County residents have been infected. This compares to about 1 in 100 for NYC and New Orleans.

Some Good News


This weekend, Tyler Perry went to an Atlanta restaurant to pickup a takeout order, and left a $500 tip for each of the restaurant’s 21 employees.

Today, he paid for all the groceries during Seniors Hour at 44 supermarket locations in Atlanta.

Goodable (@Goodable) April 8, 2020

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