Skip to comments.Dr. Rand Paul: 'Scientific evidence shows mortality rate for coronavirus approximates the annual flu for people under 60'
Posted on 05/18/2020 4:03:43 PM PDT by RandFan
Paging Dr. Fauci: scientific evidence shows mortality rate for coronavirus approximates the annual flu for people under 60 #freeourpeople #openeconomynow
Horowitz: One chart exposes the lie behind universal lockdowns - Conservative Review
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It doesn't behave like the flu. The people I know who have had it say it is scary. I know one guy who has rotated through it several times, getting better and then relapsing. Relative healthy guy in his forties. Scared the hell out of him.
Have to wonder if this is a designer bug.
Wish Paul Harvey was still around because I sure would like to Hear the Rest of the Story.
But it’s not as hysterical as the media makes out the COVID to be.
So who don't know that?..........What the hell, it's a slow season so we need some panic to fuel the senses..........
It’s still worse than the flu.
But it would have been far worse without the lock down.
No thanks to Rand Paul who spread it around while he was waiting for his test results.
I trust him..
You've just captured the essence of Covid, in a nice concise manner. It's not generally a highly lethal virus, but it does some strange things - sometimes in healthy younger people, that is unpredictable. That's why all the hype (in addition to the politicization by the left). I personally believe that you are touching on the truth when you ask if 'this is a designer bug?'. I don't think it was designed, per se, but was the result of gain of function mutations (most specifically to the spike protein - which defines infectivity and range), and that this created a 'funky' virus that has properties you wouldn't expect to see in a rapid evolutionary sense.
Even a lot of the people who recover probably are going to have had their health damaged for the rest of their lives.
Is it your magic 8-ball that tells you that, or just your belief in your own clairvoyance?
I definitely would have died in a car accident if Id driven somewhere today... Give it up, fearbro, people have had enough.
“Even a lot of the people who recover probably are going to have had their health damaged for the rest of their lives.”
Do you know of any data on how corona compares to flu regarding lasting health effects?
I trust him.
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When I last had the flu, I was afraid I was gonna die: As the flu progressed, I was afraid I wasn't gonna die!
The disease is not a nothing-burger - and no I don't support totalitarian lock-downs.
Too new for long-term information, but here’s an article talking about some of the possible problems. I’m not sure how it compares with influenza.
Article is behind a paywall but i was able to see it by using the “reader” function on my iPad.
Here’s another article.
However, Paul’s COVID-19 death rate includes the effects of shutdown and social distancing which flattened the death curve.
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