I know there is a pattern, I know there is a formula, I don’t think anyone has it nailed yet. DD has done yeoman’s work trying to help figure this out. I will summarize some of what seems to be there. But here is the coolest thing yet, an animation he did of the hospitalization rate changes over time. You can see the movement from light color to darker. Hospitalization rates are better to use than cases because of testing and other issues. If you don’t think there is some geographical/seasonal pattern, this is pretty convincing evidence that something is there. Amazing to visualize it like this.
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