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How dangerous IS that infectious disease? This infograph tells you

London-based data journalist David McCandless put together a pretty scatterplot about the relative dangers of infectious disease.  McCandless sums up the infograph nice: “It’s a statistical measure of how likely an infectious disease might spread through a population – if nothing is done to contain the outbreak.” Behold. Note: The X axis is the “basic reproduction number” – […]