Graphs for Nerds

Canada’s per capita mortality today, at 24 deaths per million, is less than America’s at 79 deaths per million, but the slope of Canada’s line is steeper, which means it’s catching up. Canada’s numbers are lower because of a delayed start, having broken through one death per million about five days after the US.

The true outlier here is Japan, with almost two orders of magnitude fewer per capita mortality, and a bafflingly flat curve.

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