Understanding COVID-19 Statistics
The plethora of statistics used to quantify the coronavirus pandemic can overwhelm anyone. Experts track cases, hospitalizations, deaths, positivity rates and R-naughts, but it is hard figure out which ones give us the best idea of how we’re doing fighting the virus.
At the same time, many experts say that we are undercounting the number of cases and number of deaths, removing what little certainty existed.
Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, we’re unpacking COVID-19 statistics.
- Rachel Roubein, health care reporter, Politico
- Eben Kenah, Ph.D., associate professor of biostatistics, Ohio State University College of Public Health
- Dr. Steven Woolf, professor of family medicine and population health, director of the Virginia Commonwealth University Center on Society and Health
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