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Coronavirus and Stoicism: How Marcus Aurelius Responded To A Pandemic

Daily Stoic shares a lesson we can all learn from history about this COVID Pandemic. In 165 AD, Marcus Aurelius’ Roman Empire was hit with the Antonine Plague. Despite the distance of so many centuries, it’s eerily similar to Covid-19. It caused widespread panic, but Marcus Aurelius was a beacon of sanity and stability during […]

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Science

What is Soap and Why Soap Is Our Best Weapon Against Coronavirus

It’s Okay To Be Smart explains how and why soap is still our best germ fighter. One of the most effective things you can do to protect yourself from catching a germ and becoming a statistic, whether it’s a global pandemic like COVID-19 or just every single other day of your life, is something that […]

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AI Big Data

How to Predict the Spread of Epidemics

Up and Atom talks about predicting and modeling the spread of epidemics like the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak we are experiencing now.

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Mathematics

What Flattening the Curve Actually Means for COVID-19

It’s Okay To Be Smart encourages us to stay informed. Stay cautious, but not scared. Listen to scientists and public health officials and follow their guidance. By protecting yourself, you’re protecting the most vulnerable among us. Together we can flatten the curve on COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2.

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Statistics

Coronavirus: Keep calm and know the data

Coronavirus was declared a pandemic on Wednesday due to its widespread transmission across the world. But in terms of severity, it remains relatively low, with certain demographics more vulnerable than others. Evening Standard shows us five categories of data to shed some perspective on the scale of the crisis.

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