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Reborn on the 4th of July

  • Every 4th of July, I sense a strong impulse to celebrate my own independence, and I feel connected to our rich American tradition, with its commitment to "liberty and justice for all." This is not just rhetoric, or should not be.
  • And I continue, despite the traumas of the past year -- a brutal pandemic, chaotic leadership in the White House, mass unemployment and racial turmoil -- to feel proud of belonging to a country "conceived in liberty and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal," as Abe Lincoln declared that famous day in Gettysburg.
  • They understand that most White people have barely an inkling about what Black and brown Americans put up with every day, and how hard it remains to get ahead if you're a person of color.

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Hundreds of thousands more could die from coronavirus in Latin America

  • That was the headline at this week's press briefing by the Pan American Health Organization, citing modeling by the University of Washington that predicts more than 438,000 total deaths across the region through the end of September.
  • The eight most populous countries in Latin America and the Caribbean -- Brazil, Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Peru, Venezuela, Chile and Ecuador -- make up more than 82% of the region's population.
  • But health officials are concerned about some of the other smaller countries like Costa Rica, which has seen its case total more than double in the last month.
  • Peru and Chile have recorded the sixth and seventh most confirmed cases of the virus worldwide, with a combined total of nearly 600,000.
  • On Thursday, Peru marked its sixth consecutive day when the number of people discharged from hospitals was higher than the number of new cases.

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Focused COVID-19 restrictions will save lives in poor countries

  • This network of global trade, and the link between wealth and health for poorer nations, mean that any policy that plunges the economies of richer countries into depression — like economy-wide lockdowns — will harm people everywhere in the world, but especially in the poorest places.
  • Even if poorer nations do not institute their own lockdowns — and with so many of their people living so close to the economic edge many countries simply cannot afford to — a global economic depression caused by rich countries’ response to the virus threatens to immiserate them.
  • Taking into account the global health impacts of our response favours using more targeted measures that protect the most vulnerable instead of broad lockdowns; it does not mean abandoning our elderly or our health-care workers: if anything, we will focus more resources on them.

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Bracing for a second wave: the global shift to a 'new normal'

  • The story emerging from first-wave countries is enough to rekindle the fear and anxiety that the likes of Australia and Europe went through in March and April.
  • More than 5400 Swedes have died – 10 or more times the rate in other Nordic countries – and its infection rate has jumped to as many as 1000 a day now from 600 a day in May. That said, the deaths are largely in nursing homes and the infection rate probably reflects a much-increased testing program.
  • Germany has put 500,000 people in lockdown in Gütersloh following an outbreak largely confined to a single slaughterhouse and its worker housing blocks.
  • Journalist Toby Young, founder of Lockdownsceptics.org, says that if Leicester is averaging 472 new cases a week, then on a fatality rate of 0.25 per cent this means one death a week.

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Rendering Images inside a Pandas DataFrame

  • Similarly, HTML library is used to render the image (HTML tags) inside a dataframe.
  • Create a list called country and then store all the paths of the images (flags) that you want to render.
  • Here you need to write a function that will convert the links to tags, as you saw in the previous result (Dataframe), the Country columns have all the links, so this step is necessary.
  • The reason for doing this is that if all the paths are converted into image tags, then at the end with the help of a built-in HTML method all this will be rendered as images.
  • There are some parameters that we need to play with first the escape = False, escapes the HTML tags, we need to call the path_to_image_html method, convert it into a dictionary, and assign it to the formatters built-in variable.

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Rendering Images inside a Pandas DataFrame

  • Similarly, HTML library is used to render the image (HTML tags) inside a dataframe.
  • Create a list called country and then store all the paths of the images (flags) that you want to render.
  • Here you need to write a function that will convert the links to tags, as you saw in the previous result (Dataframe), the Country columns have all the links, so this step is necessary.
  • The reason for doing this is that if all the paths are converted into image tags, then at the end with the help of a built-in HTML method all this will be rendered as images.
  • There are some parameters that we need to play with first the escape = False, escapes the HTML tags, we need to call the path_to_image_html method, convert it into a dictionary, and assign it to the formatters built-in variable.

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Rendering Images inside a Pandas DataFrame

  • Create a list called country and then store all the paths of the images (flags) that you want to render.
  • This is one of the simplest steps because you need to literally assign the list named country to the dataframe’s new column named Country.
  • Here you need to write a function that will convert the links to tags, as you saw in the previous result (Dataframe), the Country columns have all the links, so this step is necessary.
  • The reason for doing this is that if all the paths are converted into image tags, then at the end with the help of a built-in HTML method all this will be rendered as images.
  • There are some parameters that we need to play with first the escape = False, escapes the HTML tags, we need to call the path_to_image_htmlmethod, convert it into a dictionary, and assign it to the formatters built-in variable.

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The BEST stats you’ve ever seen

  • To understand the effect of such changes on the World, I have created powerful visualisations using available data, that could give you an insight into it.
  • As it was obvious from the animation, during the 60s, Asian and African countries had fertility rate (average no of children per women), above 5.
  • There seems to be a direct correlation between the two as countries had a high life expectancy with the decrease of fertility rate.
  • The North American countries and Western Europe have high GDP per capita and low child mortality rates.
  • With the turn over of the century, and fast development of new technologies enabled people to get their hands on computers that opened the gates to the Internet.
  • With new cheap devices being released in the past decade people and cheaper data plans, the internet is easily affordable by an average citizen now.

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The BEST stats you’ve ever seen

  • To understand the effect of such changes on the World, I have created powerful visualisations using available data, that could give you an insight into it.
  • As it was obvious from the animation, during the 60s, Asian and African countries had fertility rate (average no of children per women), above 5.
  • There seems to be a direct correlation between the two as countries had a high life expectancy with the decrease of fertility rate.
  • The North American countries and Western Europe have high GDP per capita and low child mortality rates.
  • With the turn over of the century, and fast development of new technologies enabled people to get their hands on computers that opened the gates to the Internet.
  • With new cheap devices being released in the past decade people and cheaper data plans, the internet is easily affordable by an average citizen now.

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The BEST stats you’ve ever seen

  • To understand the effect of such changes on the World, I have created powerful visualisations using available data, that could give you an insight into it.
  • As it was obvious from the animation, during the 60s, Asian and African countries had fertility rate (average no of children per women), above 5.
  • There seems to be a direct correlation between the two as countries had a high life expectancy with the decrease of fertility rate.
  • The North American countries and Western Europe have high GDP per capita and low child mortality rates.
  • With the turn over of the century, and fast development of new technologies enabled people to get their hands on computers that opened the gates to the Internet.
  • With new cheap devices being released in the past decade people and cheaper data plans, the internet is easily affordable by an average citizen now.

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