Animation: how does Covid compare to a bad winter flu season?

by jbm64

Hi folks, I made this using the d3.js Javascript library. The source data is from Public Health England’s weekly flu & Covid surveillance reports for 2020-21 (www.gov.uk/government/statistics/national-flu-and-covid-19-surveillance-reports) and extracted from previous years’ annual flu reports (www.gov.uk/government/statistics/annual-flu-reports)

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I’ve done additional animations on the same theme, as well as some broader explanations, in a thread on Twitter here twitter.com/jburnmurdoch/status/1347200811303055364

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