The Uncanny Consistency of Covid-19 Age-Based Fatality Data | by Steve McConnell | Jul, 2020 | Towards Data Science

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Part 2 of a 5-part series on Covid-19 fatality rates, this piece is a nice example of careful analysis of noisy and inconsistently reported data on the pandemic. "It’s largely meaningless to talk about an overall fatality rate for Covid-19, except for statistical purposes. With a 400-fold variation in fatality rate from young to old, the overall fatality rate grossly overstates the risk for younger people and grossly understates the risk for older people."

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