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Old March 1, 2020, 08:56 PM
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Default I'll be the "squeaky wheel"...

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Originally Posted by Millard Grubb View Post
Just found this from Dr. Drew Pinsky on the Daily Blast when he was asked about the virus:

"We have in the United States 24 million cases of flu-like illness, 180,000 hospitalizations, 16,000 dead from influenza. We have zero deaths from coronavirus. We have almost no cases. There are people walking around out there with the virus that donít even know they have it, itís so mild. So itís going to be much more widespread than we knew. Itís going to be much milder than we knew. The 1.7% fatality rate is going to fall. Where was the press during the Mediterranean Corona outbreak, where the fatality rate was 41%? Why didnít they get crazed about MERS or SARS? This is an overblown press-created hysteria."

Something to think about.
Hi Millard,

I'll be the squeaky wheel...!

I believe it's a combination of... how contagious it is, as well as what the fatality rate is...

I think COVID-19 (as it is now called) has a similar contagiousness to the flu...

But it is a lot more fatal.

Another thing I've read...

About 20% - or one-fifth - of people who get COVID-19 require hospitalization.

With the flu, about 0.1% - or one in 1000 - require hospitalization.

If that's true, it's a big difference...

One thing with COVID-19 is the worry that it will overwhelm available hospital beds.

I hope (as you do) that it's all a big media beat-up.

But, in practice, I've become a "prepper"...

- Dien

P.S. As for how mild it is, it depends on the age of the patient...

I found this graph here...



The mortality rate is quite low for those under 40, then it increases...
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