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Why this Nobel laureate predicts a quicker coronavirus recovery: Were going to be fine
Key Excerpts from Article on Website of Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times, March 22, 2020
Posted: March 30th, 2020

Michael Levitt, a Nobel laureate and Stanford biophysicist, began analyzing the number of COVID-19 cases worldwide in January and correctly calculated that China would get through the worst of its coronavirus outbreak long before many health experts had predicted. Now he foresees a similar outcome in the United States and the rest of the world. While many epidemiologists are warning of months, or even years, of massive social disruption and millions of deaths, Levitt says the data simply dont support such a dire scenario especially in areas where reasonable social distancing measures are in place. What we need is to control the panic, he said. In the grand scheme, were going to be fine. Heres what Levitt noticed in China: On Jan. 31, the country had 46 new deaths due to the novel coronavirus, compared with 42 new deaths the day before. Although the number of daily deaths had increased, the rate of that increase had begun to ease off. It was an early sign that the trajectory of the outbreak had shifted. This suggests that the rate of increase in the number of deaths will slow down even more over the next week, Levitt wrote. He predicted that the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in China would end up around 80,000, with about 3,250 deaths. This forecast turned out to be remarkably accurate. Now Levitt ... is seeing similar turning points in other nations. He analyzed data from 78 countries that reported more than 50 new cases of COVID-19 every day and sees signs of recovery in many of them.

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