As a way to understand the deadliness and spread of Ebola, the Washington Post runs a simplified simulation of how long it’s likely to take for the virus to infect 100 unvaccinated people. The simulation runs alongside several other diseases for comparison, which provides the main takeaway: Ebola is much more deadly than the other listed diseases, but it spreads much slower.
Ebola spreading, a simulation
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What That Election Probability Means
You’re going to see probability values mentioned a lot these next few months. Many people will misinterpret. But not you.
Causes of Death
There are many ways to die. Cancer. Infection. Mental. External. This is how different groups of people died over the past 10 years, visualized by age.