By Larry Buchanan May 27, 2020
The coronavirus pandemic has altered
the world immeasurably, yet the
statistically minded among us persist
in trying to measure it. Here are some
aspects of our lives that have trended
up or down — or both — with the
backstory linked to each of them:
Unemployment is up worldwide.
Global movement is down.
Global deaths are up.
Global greenhouse gas emissions are down.
Appreciation of health care workers.
Health care worker pay.
Sex toy sales.
Sympathy card sales.
Work from home.
Kids at home.
Kids at work.
Pets at work.
Foster dog applications.
Larry Buchanan is a graphics editor at The Times. Source: https://nyti.ms/3epkeOb