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Why does R_t start so high for COVID in these models?

People don't just act in response to official orders. People react to the perception of danger, and by the time various official responses were announced, they were already taking measures to prevent ...
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What data and research is available on the mortality risk (infection fatality rate) of COVID-19?

Well, there is one meta-analytical estimate of the IFR for Covid-19 out already albeint only as a draft paper: there were 13 estimates of IFR included in the final meta-analysis, from a wide range ...
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Likelihood of death from coronavirus after being admitted

This must depend on the local situation. At the beginning of the pandemic Japanese Hospitals were admitting PCR positive asymptomatic patients. Then as the disease spread Chinese authorities in ...
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Why has covid-19 death rate reduce over the months?

I haven't seen any evidence that the actual death rate has changed at all. See this Q&A: Does COVID-19 have a case fatality rate of 41%? Is this formula correct? The ratio of "deaths/(recoveries+...
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Details on "Health Impact Events" on V-safe Active Surveillance for COVID-19 Vaccines

I don't have a concrete technical answer to this (regarding CDC's precise definition--they have a lot of pages on V-safe as how to participate in it, but no other published results besides those ...
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Why Covid 19 death record shows ridge and trough?

Look at the footer of the charts: "Each day shows new cases reported since the previous day" (emphasis mine). The virus doesn't care what day of the week it is, but the office staff at the ...
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Why is the reported number of COVID-19 deaths lower on Sundays and Mondays in the US?

While people don't usually have a preference for dying on particular days determining how they died is subjected to delays. A medical examiner or other expert had to determine whether the death is ...
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Why is the reported number of COVID-19 deaths lower on Sundays and Mondays in the US?

While hospitals, clinics, long term care homes and such are of course open and working seven days a week, administrative staff typically only work 5 days a week. So someone comes to work Monday and ...
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Is the day-of-week variance in COVID-19 case numbers a well-established phenomenon?

I haven't seen a lot of research on these intra-weekly (reporting) trends on anything health-related, but there is one paper on such trend on ILI reporting, alas just in the military: In this report, ...
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Is the day-of-week variance in COVID-19 case numbers a well-established phenomenon?

Seasonal and cyclical effects have been studied prior to COVID-19, including day-of-week influences on Emergency Department visit volume. For example, in a study of emergency departments in Western ...
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Is preventive BCG vaccination against covid-19 close to be recommendable or is there still a lot to be done before recommending?

It's just a medical hypothesis that because BCG might offer some protection against viruses and bacterial infection, it might offer some protection against SARS-CoV-2. There is an Australian study in ...
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Where to find a database containing COVID-19 information?

I recommend this github project from the Johns Hopkins University Center for Systems Science and Engineering (JHU CSSE): https://github.com/CSSEGISandData/COVID-19 They collect the official numbers ...
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COVID 19 feed with incidences and Geo Points

https://www.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/bda7594740fd40299423467b48e9ecf6 We are tracking the COVID-19 spread in real-time on our interactive dashboard with data available for download. ...
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What are South Korea and Japan doing right about COVID-19?

If you look at the graphs you referenced you can see that the data for South Korea and Japan are totally different. South Korea's infection rate has fallen, and continues to do so. Taiwan's cases ...
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ECDC/PHE covid data clash

PHE 12-4-2020 84279 - 78891 = 5388 11-4-2020 78891 - 70272 = 8619 10-4-2020 70272 - 65077 = 5195 ECDC 12-4-2020 8719 11-4-2020 5195 10-4-2020 4344 It looks like the PHE data is a day ahead of ...
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What data and research is available on the mortality risk (infection fatality rate) of COVID-19?

Below is a summary of all data and findings answering this question meeting the question criteria which I have found or which have been pointed out in answers to this question. The mortality risk ...
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COVID-19 data sets with patient-level demographic information (e.g. age)

The UK Biobank (cohort study of 500,000 participants) incorporates SARS-CoV-2 test result data. It contains age, as well as entire medical history information for each participant. Ref: Dynamic ...
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Basic Questions regarding Long-COVID from COVID Symptom Study app

You're looking at a non-peer-reviewed study with some sloppy conventions. There is not enough information contained in the paper to answer your questions about it. You can assume what you want for ...
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Did the NIH study find Moderna - Moderna gave more antibodies than Moderna-Pfizer?

TLDR: in the actual paper/preprint, neither for the raw antibody values nor for the ratio relative to day 1 is there a statistically significant difference between Moderna-after-Moderna and Pfzier-...
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Is there any live tracker following the adverse events for COVID-19 vaccines?

Liam Goldstein pointed me to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS) in the United States. https://vaers.hhs.gov/faq.html#collapse17: Healthcare providers [in the United States] are ...
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What are the most common ways that COVID kills?

On the same CDC website, there is a section titled: COVID-19 Mortality Overview A link on this page (last but one) leads to a detailed analysis of comorbidalities: Most Frequently Listed ...
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Source of COVID-19 Death toll by age group?

This Opendata.SE question has a number of answers that have links to raw data that you can perform your own analyses by age and other demographics. There is one answer that by the description gives a ...
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What data and research is available on the mortality risk (infection fatality rate) of COVID-19?

Around 1 to 2%. While @Fizz and @Dale Newton have already provided a nice collection (with statistics even), I'd like to add one more, which is based on common sense as well as statistics. First off,...
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How extensive is the US Govt machine readable dataset on covid-19

[I am answering this by copying Graham Chiu's words verbatim from his original, unedited question.] Original link: https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefings-statements/call-action-tech-community-new-...
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SARS-COV-2 decay on various common substances - How to interpret?

The TCID50 (Median Tissue Culture Infectious Dose) is one of the methods used when verifying viral titer. TCID50 signifies the concentration at which 50% of the cells are infected when a test tube or ...
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Is there any COVID-19 LIVE web-api available?

List from https://github.com/Bost/corona_cases/blob/master/web-services.sh: #!/usr/bin/env bash # A list of web services providing JSON data # see also https://github.com/soroushchehresa/awesome-...
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COVID-19 data sets with patient-level demographic information (e.g. age)

This question in opendata.SE has answers that might help. There are three answers at the time of writing Anthem XPRIZE Github large dataset South Korean data
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Where to find a database containing COVID-19 information?

Additionaly to Philipp Leitl's answer: Overview of cases in Italy, provided by Instituto Superiore Di Sanita, updated on a daily basis (just change the date in the url) with death distribution by age: ...
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Where to find a database containing COVID-19 information?

Kaggle has an ongoing competition analysing COVID-19 related medical literature. This competition provides a large dataset, as well as already published analysis tools and other assistance to get you ...
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Where to find a database containing COVID-19 information?

You can find a collection of data that is updated on a daily basis on github. There is also included some code https://github.com/globalcitizen/2019-wuhan-coronavirus-data
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