As any long time reader of this blog will know, I like spreadsheets. We’re in a pandemic, which if it wasn’t all so darned apocalyptic, is like super exciting for number nerds.
So I’ve got a thread going on Twitter over the past week and it’s been fun. And again, by fun I mean, a distraction from the overwhelmingly strange and serious nature of it all. You can check it out below. I try to add updates to the graphs every day.
One hundred years ago, during the last pandemic —- the H1N1 influenza virus known then as Spanish Flu —- swept the world while the world was also at war and this poster circulated in newspapers in Canada. Maybe even in Port Alberni.