#coronacode — my commitment during the COVID-19 pandemic

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The solid black line shows the number of people who are ill at the same time. If we slow down the spreading, we will give the hospitals a chance to treat them. The fewer people go untreated, the fewer people will die. #flattenthecurve
  • to limit the spread of the virus,
  • to infect as few people as possible,
  • to relieve the health care system and hospitals as much as possible,

Sources and further reading

  1. Corona and COVID-19 are being used synonymously in this article. That is fine for the purpose of the codex but not accurate. COVID-19 is the disease caused by SARS COV-19 which is one of many types of corona virus.
  2. “Act today or people will die” — most comprehensive article on models, growth and how isolation flattens the curve I have yet seen: https://medium.com/@tomaspueyo/coronavirus-act-today-or-people-will-die-f4d3d9cd99ca
  3. Similarities and differences between Corona and the flu including symptoms: https://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/health/conditions-and-diseases/coronavirus/coronavirus-disease-2019-vs-the-flu
  4. https://staythefuckhome.com/ — inspiration for this codex
  5. Scientific study on the effects of non-medical measures on the spread of a flu epedemic in the states. Spoiler alert: isolation is numero uno. https://www.pnas.org/content/104/18/7582?fbclid=IwAR1yUH2ECgcyzZm3c5POO6Ttffra_B4isldTtJVLTDE4ARVPTMdI2u3C8Dw#F1
  6. Simulations showing the impact of self isolation practices: https://www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2020/world/corona-simulator/?fbclid=IwAR1R-4JpdC8z2Se1uDuWQE4jmQrQiWAqZrHrFjwUkNJu-bE8pIPR1jQ4e2Q
  7. How people without symptoms are spreading the virus: https://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2020/03/14/health/coronavirus-asymptomatic-spread/index.html?fbclid=IwAR1v4NOniH9YO15NGJ13ufh5K5auBdLp6D9NmuwJgt1s9SDgSXPhkFtItfk
  8. 20 Hacks for families in lockdown

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