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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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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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All Cause Mortality Data Shows C19 Impact, Right?

There is an enormous amount of confusion around Covid-19. The data is confusing. Media and personal interpretation make it more confusing. It is hard to understand what is really happening, and without knowing reality, it is hard to know how … 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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Facemasks, Medical PPE – How to Clean N95 Masks?

How do you clean N95 mask? Continue reading

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Healthcare PPE: Full Face Snorkel / Scuba Masks with Existing HME Connected with 3D Printing

For medical / healthcare professionals in need of protective gear, or perhaps without PAPR gear. Several groups have shown this approach to be valid to protecting the wearer from the disease. The images below link to a Pall element, and … Continue reading

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FAQ on Medical PPE, Facemasks, N95, etc.

These are my personal views and not that of any employer. The best resource on this is the summary from the Smart Air Filters website by their CEO, Paddy Robertson.  If you want to approach problem solving in manufacturing – start with Goldratt. … Continue reading

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Medical PPE and Corona Virus: The Ideal and Improvisation

I am not an expert in this space, but my credentials are reasonable. This is my personal outlook, not that of any employer. There are heartbreaking stories of hospitals calling for PPE – especially facemasks – and courageous stories of … Continue reading

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DIY Face Masks, Homemade Masks, Facemask Cleaning, and N95 vs Surgical for Corona Virus; The Excellent Paddy Robertson Posts from Smart Air Filters

I am not the author of these posts – they are from the Smart Air Filters website by their CEO, Paddy Robertson. With the COVID-19 and Corona Virus emergency, many are struggling to download these articles to make use of … Continue reading

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