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Global Vaccine Production: Changes from COVID-19 – Updates for Global Fluids, Liquids

Strictly on a volume standpoint, global vaccine production is about equivalent to a small neighborhood (20 – 80 homes): 10 – 30 million liters per year. Continue reading

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Confusion: Covid Constraints

Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints continues to show its versatility and can even be applied as a tool to understand Covid-19 and the current global public health quagmire. What is the Goal? Early on experts stated clearly that humanity cannot control … Continue reading

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Chaos, Confusion, Corona, & Covid-19: Farr’s Law of Small Numbers

One year ago, on Thursday, March 12 – I left work for what seemed might be an extended two-week ‘snow day’. A year later, much has changed – Massachusetts has yet to reopen, many big cities still do not have … Continue reading

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COVID-19: Website Communication from Pennsylvania, Michigan, Florida, Texas, and Georgia – Could the Florida Message be So good it saved lives?

Florida’s COVID-19 mantra, “Safe. Smart. Step by step.” is so clear and supported with their protection of the elderly that it likely saved lives. Continue reading

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COVID-19: Understanding Mortality Rates from California and the California Coronavirus COVID-19 Statewide Update

95% of deaths come from those 50 and older in the top five states; New York, New Jersey, Illinois, Massachusetts, and California. Continue reading

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COVID-19 Kills Senior Citizens: Mortality Reporting from New York, New Jersey, Illinois and Massachusetts

New York, New Jersey, Illinois and Massachusetts represent the four states with the highest number of diagnosed cases of corona virus infection, 51% of all US diagnosed cases, and 57% of the deaths. … In Massachusetts #C19 will be the third leading cause of death in 2020 with a mortality rate of 70 per 100,000, and a rate of 1,009 for those 70 and older. Continue reading

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Constraints to COVID-19 Data Analysis: What would the ideal report look like?

Massachusetts circulates a great daily report on C19 every day at 4 PM – the “COVID-19 Dashboard” is posted every day and contains a very detailed, 30+ page summary of the State’s Covid response reporting. It must be very difficult … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Mortality Data Comparisons Between Massachusetts and 2017 US and Same State

The 4,840 deaths to date in Massachusetts, when adjusted by the current population of 6,939,373 and then back to the standard method shows a mortality rate of 69.7. Continue reading

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Confusion & Covid 19; Virus Behavior Driven by Human Interpretation

Thanks to the Chartstravaganza by @PlanMaestro and Germany’s Christian Drosten who directs the Institute of Virology at the Charité Hospital in Berlin for providing this background information. Infectious disease is confusing. When Goldratt wrote The Goal, the hero Alex Rogo … Continue reading

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ICU, IAQ and COVID-19: Hospital and Intensive Care Unit (ICU) Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) and Corona Virus

[I’m not an expert, but based on the degree of panic and activity and Corona Virus, I’m writing this in an attempt to be helpful.] Assumptions: The virus does not survive as an aerosol like measles, but it does appear … Continue reading

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