Using Data to Predict B1617

Several sources have published that the Indian Covid variant B1617 appears to affect children more. Thanks to Alex Timbol for the link:

We can use this finding to help Philippine Local Governments to track Delta variant in their midst. This compliments the genomic testing that provides definite proof, but may be limited and slow.

Using Philippine Department of Health (DOH) data, let us show which regions have comparatively more Covid cases involving younger adults. This chart shows the rate of growth of…