Low mortality rate overlooked

A couple of weeks ago the L.A. County Public Health Department announced that there had been 2,000 deaths in the county. This is an infection fatality rate of about 0.2%, roughly the same as a bad flu.
In fact, it’s so low and so age-dependent, that if you’re under 55 you’re more likely to die from a car accident than the virus.
It has certainly spread, about two or three times more than the seasonal flu, but even after working hard for six months, the virus has killed fewer people than we norma...

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