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We need to learn to analyze charts carefully. We can easily be fooled by them, if we are not careful!

Reuters has a great reputation, but their COVID 19 graph of deaths tends to deceive by showing the deaths as a large growing space over time rather than like a vertical graph that shows the various growth marks in proportion to each day, week, or month. See it at the link below.

May 4th is the halfway mark in deaths as of today 7/15/20 but look at how small a shaded area it gets compared to the second half of that period. 

I am no math whiz, but I have spent a lot of time analyzing COVID 19 graphs and caught this. Panic pandering seems to be a huge issue to me, you are free to disagree on that. Do you agree that showing this often used graph is deceptive, although possibly innocently? 

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