The latest figures should make for bracing reading for any politican who has not realised how critical it is to implement a lockdown early.
First, look at how rapidly case numbers have increased in the USA and Europe - Spain is now tracking China's outbreak, and the USA looks to be on a materially worse track. NB this chart only shows the first 17 days after case numbers reached 100 in each country - Italy is now at over 50,000 cases.
Click the image above for the full summary.
Second, remember how long it has taken countries to move from 100 cases to 1000 cases:
You know the rest...