423–348 BC: Plato
Women are accustomed to creep into dark places, and when dragged out into the light they will exert their utmost powers of resistance ... therefore, as I said before, in most places they will not endure to have the truth spoken without raising a tremendous outcry.
—Plato, Laws VI
Sounds like some of the blokes we've got around
If you're measuring peak virus
I am not measuring peak virus, nor is then graph I shared. Peak Virus has not been reached even in Wuhan, so it's strange of you to raise this objection here.
This is about the stark and indisputable difference in trendlines between 2 of America's largest cities.
If you're measuring peak virus, you have to adjust for the size and density of the population. Otherwise data is not comparable.
Reason is that somewhere like New York City has density that flows through public contained transit. That will engender loads of cases. To measure the peak on a curve, you need a discount rate on density and a per capita limiter