Reply to post: That "blip in deaths"

Whatever 'normal' is, global CEOs don't expect to see it return before 2022 and are ploughing funds into security

DS999 Silver badge

That "blip in deaths"

Is only as small as it is due to the extreme measures that were undertaken. If idiots like you were making decisions and we all just decided "its just the flu, keep everything open as normal and don't wear a mask" the death rates would have at least an order of magnitude worse.

People like you were spreading the lie that its "no worse than the flu". Well 500+ deaths in the US, or 20-30x the normal flu tally, say otherwise. And the precautions taken has caused this winter's flu to be almost non-existent in the US - the death rate from influenza has fallen by over 99.9%. So in reality this virus is many thousands of times more deadly than our typical seasonal flu!

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