I’m 48 and Still Alive

It’s my birthday today. I’ve cheated death yet another year.

Jackie Jakubowski 1951–2020

I didn’t know him personally, but back in the day when I struggled as a freelance writer, he gave me assignments for Sweden’s Jewish news magazine, Judisk Krönika.

זכרונו לברכה

Today’s Outbreak Situation in the European Union

Source: ECDC
EU CountryCases/100kDeaths/100k
Spain498.859.8
Italy377.353.8
Germany213.79.9
France215.242.1
Belgium492.380.4
Netherlands259.433.5
Sweden315.938.0
Portugal290.912.4
Ireland502.532.6
Poland53.02.6
Romania90.35.9
Austria184.67.2
Denmark192.99.7
Czechia82.42.9
Finland117.75.5
Luxembourg654.917.9
Hungary37.74.9
Greece26.61.6
Bulgaria33.81.8
Croatia54.72.4
Estonia136.34.8
Lithuania57.12.2
Slovakia27.60.5
Slovenia71.05.1
Latvia53.21.1
Cyprus77.61.4
Malta123.91.2