Scary SARS growth

This SARS epidemic is scary! The current WHO case data indicates a median daily growth rate of almost 6% in the last week! Now obviously, a week isn’t many data points to establish a trend, but to put this in perspective, a continued 6% growth rate would mean 62,000 cases in 60 days, and 6 billion cases in 265 days. That’s right the whole world in less than a year. Of course, that won’t happen, but it’s still spreading at a crazy rate.

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