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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Restless Sleep With Age
It seems like no matter what I do, I cannot sleep through the night. Will it ever let up? According to the data, the answer is no and it will only get worse.
A Day in the Life of Americans
I wanted to see how daily patterns emerge at the individual level and how a person’s entire day plays out. So I simulated 1,000 of them.