A pandemic in 60 seconds
source: r/data is beautiful
The latest Covid mutation is named B.1.1.529, (no) Seems to be increasing in most parts of South Africa; it makes people worry about another wave of infections.
When you think carefully, give this county-level animation once. You can see how the pandemic spreads from person to person, county to county, state to state, country to country. This is a dangerous virus, and people who refuse to wear masks, maintain social distancing, and get vaccinated are covering it up, making it more difficult to control.
In response, the stock market fell 2%, and travel, hotels and live entertainment fell 6-10%.
This is not over yet. This pleases some people who have been misled. More next week.
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