Groping in the Dark with an Abyss on Both Sides: The Covid-19 numbers we don’t have and how we can get them.

Everyone with an internet connection is looking at corona virus numbers: the number of confirmed cases, deaths, and (occasionally) recoveries. Unfortunately, these numbers and graphs don’t tell us what we most need to know. Worse, they are misleading, making people think the disease is even more dangerous than it really is.

The numbers we really need in order to know if we should be worrying more about the corona virus than other deadly diseases…