The Financial Times tracks the novel-coronavirus on a country-by-country basis. This chart shows three “first world” countries of similar populations: South Korea (51 million people in a small, densely populated space), Canada (37 million people in a HUGE area) and Australia (25 million people, also in a HUGE area):

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Enter a Seven-day rolling average of new deaths, by number of days since 3 average deaths first recorded

23063467Does anyone with the brains that the gods gave to gene peppers really think that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau did a good job?

Why have Australia and South Korea had so few deaths? Maybe the answer is that they, way back in the early days, screened people entering the country and then stopped travel from China. Justin Trudeau, you will recall, did neither and he called those who wanted better screening racists.

He failed Canada, but he is still getting a free ride from the media. Why?

Published by Ted Campbell

Old, retired Canadian soldier, Conservative ~ socially moderate, but a fiscal hawk. A husband, father and grandfather. Published material is posted under the "Fair Dealing" provisions (§29) of the Copyright Act for the purposes of research, private study and education.

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