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The bar necessities: 5 ways to understand coronavirus graphs

  • Written by Mark Sanderson, Professor of Information Retrieval, RMIT University

Wrapping your head around the scale of a global pandemic is not easy, and the volume of stats and data can be bewildering.

What, for instance, are we to make of the fact Australia recorded just 109 new cases in its daily count for April 6? Given this figure peaked at around 400 new cases per day, does this mean the rate of infection is now tapering...

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