Europe sets new records

WHO global data shows the following data for new cases — basically virtually matching the peak from April / May (driven out of India and South East Asia). Notice how the green portion of the chart is growing significantly — which is Europe.

Here’s a closer look at the Europe case trend. As you can see — very clearly a record.

Here’s a closer look at Europe deaths. These are not at the same levels as this time last year (pre vaccination) — but certainly very high. About 60% of prior peaks. Something to be very concerned about.

My prior posts have provided the detail on some of the these countries — but here’s a brief recap of some:

Looking at the monthly charts below it’s easy to see the Omicron spread is unprecedented in its rapid pace of spread. Solid bars show number of cases with top 3 values highlighted.

We are expecting this wave to burn itself out quickly… but this still makes for a bumpy road with pressure on hospital systems. In my next blog — we’ll aready see that in the US hospital capacity is coming under pressure and we are not yet as far along the Omicron curve as Europe.

Originally published at http://jf-insights.com on December 31, 2021.

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Julian Fry

I’ve always been logically driven. I like to think I look at things broadly and draw observations that may not be represented by main stream media.