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Spider Jerusalem

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4. so per capita the USA is doing better than Italy and the UK and worse than France
Wed Dec 16, 2020, 04:45 AM
Dec 2020

raw numbers don't say anything if you don't account for what percentage of the population those numbers represent.

Dr Eric Ding... Chaos has a price [View all] Laura PourMeADrink Dec 2020 OP
This is the result of Grotesque Orange Pustule. Hermit-The-Prog Dec 2020 #1
Why I'm happy that Biden picked a new covid team! Laura PourMeADrink Dec 2020 #2
Imagine if the Obama/Biden playbook and team had not been discarded. Hermit-The-Prog Dec 2020 #3
Not enough coffee...what playbook???? Laura PourMeADrink Dec 2020 #5
There was a playbook and pandemic surveillance office in the WH. Hugin Dec 2020 #7
Oh ok....Yes. I thought you meant REALLY thrown out and no one had a copy :) I also think about Laura PourMeADrink Dec 2020 #11
... Hugin Dec 2020 #16
Interesting... And thanks ! You should start an OP about this! Laura PourMeADrink Dec 2020 #19
Discussion and link ... Hermit-The-Prog Dec 2020 #8
Thanks ! Laura PourMeADrink Dec 2020 #10
so per capita the USA is doing better than Italy and the UK and worse than France Spider Jerusalem Dec 2020 #4
Excellent Point. Just like when they tally ALL covid cases ever. It should be "active cases" Laura PourMeADrink Dec 2020 #6
Raw numbers say USA is #1 in death and grief due to covid-19 Hermit-The-Prog Dec 2020 #9
Except it isn't if other countries have lost a larger proportion of their populations Spider Jerusalem Dec 2020 #12
So, 300k+ people dead is not more than 180k+? Hermit-The-Prog Dec 2020 #13
Proportionally, no, it isn't Spider Jerusalem Dec 2020 #15
Tell it to the families. Hermit-The-Prog Dec 2020 #17
yeah, sorry you're incapable of understanding the concept of "per capita" Spider Jerusalem Dec 2020 #18
+1 Laura PourMeADrink Dec 2020 #20
Interesting that that the top 3 are countries run by right-wing strongmen. GoCubsGo Dec 2020 #14
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