Category Archives: IHME Projections

IHME Projections to December: 67,000 Savable by Masking

The new IHME Coronavirus projections for the US are extended to December 1.  They show that 67,000 lives are savable if we went up to 95% masking.  The previous projection was to November 1, and was 32,000 lives savable.  This … Continue reading

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IHME Projections: 32,000 US Lives Savable by Complete Masking

The July 30th IHME projections for US deaths by Nov. 1 has increased by 11,000, from 220,000 last week to 231,000 now.  The US lives savable by Nov. 1 by universal mask wearing is now at 32,000, still about the … Continue reading

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IHME Projections With Universal Face Masks Cuts US Deaths by 33,000

IHME Projections With Universal Face Masks Cuts US Deaths by 33,000. The June 24 IHME projections now include the reductions in deaths which would occur if 95% of us wore face masks.  This is now, unfortunately a political issue, or … Continue reading

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May 27. Mourning the 100,000 Deaths, and Looking at the Future

Mourning the 100,000 Deaths, and Looking to the Future Yes, we could have done much better to save lives, but our government is a strange mix, not up to swift action with great uncertainties.  Knowing what we know now, we … Continue reading

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May 13. Coronavirus IHME Update

We give the same table as two days ago but with the new updated projections.  Some states had significant increases.  The mobility or social distancing decreases have only changed slightly in two days. The U. Washington Institute for Health Metrics … Continue reading

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May 11. Coronavirus Projected Deaths and Social Distancing in the IHME Model

May 11.  Coronavirus Projected Deaths and Social Distancing in the IHME Model The U. Washington Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) has updated their data on cases and deaths, as well as social distancing policies, on May 10.  We … Continue reading

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May 4. The CDC Estimates Double the Death Rate by June 1.

May 4. The CDC Estimates Double the Death Rate by the End of the Month The President is backing the opening, and is now willing to sacrifice at least 30,000 more Americans to get it done.  The prediction of IHME … Continue reading

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April 30. Coronavirus State Openings and Sweden

April 30.  Coronavirus State Openings and Sweden By this weekend, 31 states will have controlled openings.  We will examine the wide range of projections for Sweden in the new IHME projections. There are now 30 million having filed for unemployment … Continue reading

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April 28. Sad Milestones, New Projections, and Testing and Tracing

April 28.  Lots of Sad Milestones, New Projections, and Testing and Tracing In the last few days, the World crossed the three million case number, being 3.11 million tonight.  The US crossed the one million case number, at 1.01 million … Continue reading

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April 24. We Learn More About the Coronavirus

Worldwide Coronavirus deaths is almost at 200,000.  The US has passed 50,000 deaths. The Vice President said that he had a list of 16 states that were starting to loosen restrictions.  I’m going to discuss five now, and along with … Continue reading

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