How Soon Will COVID-19 Peak?

Difficult to tell, but the sooner social distancing is applied the better. Stay at home.

I don’t want to be frivolous, but humor is important even in tough times like these, when we know the worst is yet to come. If your country is already affected, please stay at home, it save lives.

Via Sarcasm society

Yep, that’s the way it has to be, not a joke. 🏡

Via Trust me, I’m an “IT guy

And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure, whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.

8kb graphical visualization of the RNA sequence of SARS-CoV-2. [Source of the complete genome]

Via Data is Beautiful subReddit

We humans know how to fight epidemics, and today we can fight them better than ever.

Wikipedia list of epidemics

Take care guys! [And follow official recommendations]

Image via Hersenspinsels FB page

Chris reads this Cambridge Dictionary blog entry on the
Coronavirus – COVID-19 vocabulary and collocations for Learn British English
Free on YouTube:

https://dictionaryblog.cambridge.org/2020/02/26/quarantine-carriers-and-face-masks-the-language-of-the-coronavirus/

https://youtu.be/TNk6RE7Khhs

Each square represents an individual:

⬜ 

uninfected but susceptible to infection

🟨 

infected in the latent period and not yet infectious

🟥 

infected and infectious

⬛ 

deceased or recovered

🟦 

isolated by community screening policies

Daniel Cooney, Vincent Wong, and Yaneer Bar-Yam, Beyond contact tracing: Community-based early detection for Ebola response, PLoS Currents Outbreaks (May 19, 2016). [PDF, arXiv]

Via 

New England Complex Systems Institute

Wash your hands, it’s always good advice.

Cloud streets over the Labrador Sea.

Via  NASA Earth Observatory

High/res