What’s are the real chances of dying if you are infected with COVID-19? You’ll probably be surprised how low they are according to new numbers from the Center for Disease Control.
For most people, the lethality rate is comparable to a bad flu.
The political commitment to shutting down the economy for what is now, partly due to better treatment, overwhelmingly a manageable non-fatal disease, is sacrificing far more lives and freedoms than the virus ever could.
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Scott Baker is a Managing Editor & The Economics Editor at Opednews, and a blogger for Huffington Post, Daily Kos, and Global Economic Intersection.
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