COVID’s toll, PhD career advice — the week in infographics

1/26/2022 1:48:00 AM

COVID’s toll, PhD career advice — the week in infographics

COVID’s toll, PhD career advice — the week in infographics

Nature highlights three key infographics from the week in science and research.

The pandemic’s terrible tollThe pandemic has taken a grim toll on society, but working out exactly how many people have died is very complex. Records of excess mortality — a metric that involves comparing all deaths recorded with the number expected to occur — are not always reliable or complete.

The Economistmagazine has used a machine-learning approach to produce an estimate of between 12 million and 22 million excess deaths — or between two and four times the pandemic’s official toll so far.contains plenty more charts to dig into.Sources: Our World in Data/

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Coronapod: COVID death toll is likely millions more than official countsMeasuring death is extremely difficult, but the latest estimates suggest the pandemic's true death toll could be double or even quadruple official counts stop the propaganda. Look at the excess deaths, compare with previous years, follow the good statisticians/ epidemiologists, don’t think that the lies could be covered for ever. They all died of covid. Everyone, no one excluded in the last two years. Even those who have been involved in road accidents or have been the victim of some homicide. Reposting I see nature? I'll just say what I said again: 1) US is over counting COVID deaths 2) China is DEFINITELY under counting theirs. If you want to criticize anyone, do the Chinese government.

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U.S. Surgeon General: Politicization and misinformation two barriers in fighting pandemicU.S. Surgeon General, Dr. Vivek Murthy, joins Morning Joe to discuss addressing the politicization of the Covid vaccine and the need to combat Covid vaccine misinformation. .Full credit goes to fake news FoxNews RonJohnsonWI SenRandPaul IngrahamAngle TuckerCarlson enjoy your place in history I cringe whenever i hear the word misinformation. It's so Soviet. People who disagree with you often are relying on very good information in making their own decisions. It took the CDC 2 years to put out a study and finally admit that nat immunity is stronger than the vaccines. That is misinformation in itself.

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Elton John tests positive for COVID-19, postpones Dallas showsMusic legend Elton John was forced to cancel his two shows in Dallas this week after testing positive for COVID-19. LOL I bet that is not all he has tested positive for over the years. Great singer though! 😢 I knew he would after going to Houston.

Email The pandemic’s terrible toll The pandemic has taken a grim toll on society, but working out exactly how many people have died is very complex.notes Palin’s legal team is pointing to Bennet’s fall from grace and departure from the publication as part of their legal argument.Noah Baker and David Adam ask how many people have died in the pandemic Your browser does not support the audio element.Reuters 4.

Records of excess mortality — a metric that involves comparing all deaths recorded with the number expected to occur — are not always reliable or complete. The Economist magazine has used a machine-learning approach to produce an estimate of between 12 million and 22 million excess deaths — or between two and four times the pandemic’s official toll so far. (First Amendment attorney Floyd Abrams told Politico the Times ’ personnel decisions “should have no impact on the resolution of the case,” however. contains plenty more charts to dig into. However, many research groups suggests that this number is likely to be a significant underestimate, although it is hard to be certain as counting mortality across the world is an exceptionally difficult task. Sources: Our World in Data/ The Economist /IHME Internet, what should I do after my PhD? PhD students trying to work out their next career step are more likely to turn to the Internet and independent research than rely on advice from supervisors or other researchers, as these survey results show. who want to offer better advice to junior colleagues — particularly about pursuing non-academic careers." Read more here.

That’s important, because intense competition means that the vast majority of PhD students won’t end up in academic positions. Source: ’s 2019 PhD student survey How asymmetry can shape immunity A chiral molecule exists in two forms, called enantiomers, that are chemically identical, but are mirror images of each other. Adding to the wondrous complexity of the immune system, a .