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I have a new chart today and an update of a prior chart. As before, I’m reporting on South Korea, Italy, Germany, France, Spain, the US, and the UK. Here is a bar chart of the average daily growth rate of reported WuFlu cases, by country, in five-day increments.
The general trend is downward, which is good news, indicating that the growth is not following an exponential curve.
The US is the exception. This should not be surprising, because the US is well behind most of the other countries listed, in the progression of the disease. The latest figures are of concern, however, so let’s all pray for a downward trend soon.
The shorter-term trend in the US is a bit more favorable. Our growth rate peaked at 48.9% on March 19, declined to 40.6% yesterday, and declined again to 37.7% today.
Here is an update of the graph that I first posted yesterday, showing total reported cases per million, with the trend line starting when each country first surpassed 10 cases per million.
Using this trend line, the US is 28 days behind S. Korea, 24 days behind Italy, 16 days behind France, 15 days behind Spain, 14 days behind Germany, and 2 days behind the UK.
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