Some guys have all the luck. My Valentine's card to my wife:
Regarding graphics below: Note the change in numbers for February 12 and 13, just twelve hours apart. Originally it was reported that there were 253 deaths on February 12. Now today, that number changed to 146. Of course the deaths are "all" coming out of China -- and thus the .... well, whatever ... it appears President Xi did not like the "253-number" and had it changed to a more "acceptable number."
February 14, 2020:
February 13, 2020, 9:47 p.m. CT:
I did not hear this mentioned on any network today -- that the number of deaths -- day-over-day -- decreased by 51%, link here:
February 13, 2020: new names --
- the new name for the virus: SARS-CoV-2
- the respiratory illness it causes: COVID-19 (some call is the "Wu Flu")
- for that other disease:
- the disease: SARS
- the virus: SARS-CoV
In 50+ years of studying biology, medicine, and statistics, I have never, never seen an epidemiological graph that looked like this. The only explanation: the Chinese are using the DNC-Iowa app to tabulate deaths.
February 12, 2020: