More than 60,000 people could die of coronavirus in the UK by the end of April, the highest projected number in Europe, according to a new report by the US-based Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME).
Lack of beds, ventilators
A vast temporary hospital for COVID-19 patients has been opened at #London’s main exhibition ExCel, as the number of #coronavirus-related deaths reported in the #UK surpassed China’s official total.— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) April 4, 2020
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Methodology and findings disputed
I repeat: Do not trust predictions of any scientific model without quantified uncertainties. It means you have no idea how well they understand their model and the data. https://t.co/4jZvdfa1tV— Sabine Hossenfelder (@skdh) April 8, 2020
Can anyone explain how the IMHE model published yesterday can predict a deficit of 44000 beds in the uk for #coronavirus? It seems to be so many orders of magnitude out. @IHME_UW @neil_ferguson pic.twitter.com/yaMAGCM69k— Timothy Jones (@Timpwj89) April 8, 2020