The rise and (hopefully) fall of the Delta variant in the U.S.

NOTE: This post uses several maps from Here are the keys for each type of map: Using the excellent data visualizations on the site, I noticed an interesting “wave” effect as the Delta variant started to take hold in the United States in late spring. The first reports of significant spread of the […]

COVID numbers are improving in Michigan

This post relies on data from The map key is here: I am not an epidemiologist, but I have a life-long fascination with numbers and the relationships between them. As I’ve written before, I’m concerned that both because of the media’s goal to reduce complex ideas to a headline that will get people to […]