Using Maths to Make Rational Decisions in an Uncertain World
“When Barbara Holland, professor of mathematics at
the University of Tasmania, was making the decision to have an AZ jab now
rather than wait for Pfizer, she deployed her number-crunching prowess.
Using UK data, she calculated that “I’d have about
a 1/60,000 chance of dying of Covid-19 in the next 90 days; balance that
against a 1/900,000 chance of a fatal blood clot, working off a 1/30,000 chance
of a clot x 1/30 chance of it being fatal.”
Jane Nicholls The Australian 6/7/21
Use Vaccine Passports to Drive Covid-19 Vaccine Uptake
Individual health and the 'common interest' will be well served by maximising the Covid-19 vaccination rate in the
Australian population. Besides an effective community-wide education program,
vaccine passports should be introduced as an incentive to get fully vaccinated.
These passports should be used to qualify for immediate and continuous
quarantine free interstate travel – and when appropriate, international travel.
Home quarantine with G2G Now
A great idea from WA that could facilitate more people coming to Australia given arrivals are now restricted due to