I used to, only 40 years ago, teach 11 year-olds, and then student teachers, to understand scatter graphs like the one above. I suspect few will have maintained my enthusiasm for them, the scatter graphs, for long after that.
Independent research by Ipso FACTO for TuS suggests that 99.9% of TuS readers are BAF and often construct a scatter graph over breakfast, just for fun.
Just in case, a non-TuS regular is reading this, I better explain.
If a country or region has a low Covid infection rate AND it’s not increasing fast, then it appears low and left.
If a country or region has a high Covid infection rate AND it’s increasing fast, then it appear high and right.
Right, class, where shouldn’t you go for Christmas? Devon or Cornwall! Correct.
Where should you go? Scotland! Correct.
BBC Scotland would be covering this but their staff are too thick?