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On CNN's 200,000 COVID Deaths

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The 1918 influenza killed over 650K in a span of two years with the largest death toll occuring during a second wave. I'm pretty sure they didn't have ventilators back then, either.

Compare that to 220K in just 7 months...and we're still in the first wave.

Also...90% of those who recovered from Covid-19 are still experiencing chronic symptoms months after the initial infection....

The 1918 influenza killed over 650K in a span of two years with the largest death toll during a second wave.
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Notice the second wave part
 

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Well of course?

But do you remember the 2017 Flu season when we had like 60,000 deaths and no one even heard about it?
You do realise that Covid 19 will be on top of the regular flu season?
 

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The death of a loved one does tend to evoke an emotional response. Wait until it kills someone you hold dear. We'll see how dismissive you are then mate. Your comments are disgraceful.

No Snake

My point is we destroyed our own selves over this
 

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You do realise that Covid 19 will be on top of the regular flu season?

I do

But 60,000 deaths in 2017 Flu season is nothing to poo poo

The point is, most Americans didn't even know it happened including myself(wink)

We didn't have to "self destruct" ourselves over this
 

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Here are the Michigan numbers from Jan 1 2020 to Sept 10 2020


Age GroupCOVID-19
Deaths1
COVID-19
Fitted Deaths2
Deaths from
All Causes
Pneumonia3
Deaths
Pneumonia &
COVID-194
Influenza
Deaths5
Population
Total6,2366,53872,7816,5602,9542799,995,915
Infants4735110,301
1-4 Years6623461,862
5-14 Years11101351,206,070
15-24 Years8864716521,348,374
25-34 Years45471,380491661,296,651
35-44 Years991041,9181024781,163,189
45-54 Years3523693,999312176261,290,060
55-64 Years7517879,409837378541,402,804
65-74 Years1,4921,56414,7241,551752681,004,702
75-84 Years1,6391,71817,6441,79079259497,916
85 Years & Over1,8491,93922,4191,89378848213,986
https://www.mdch.state.mi.us/pha/osr/Provisional/CvdTable2.asp

And?....
 

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But 60,000 deaths in 2017 Flu season is nothing to poo poo

The point is, most Americans didn't even know it happened including myself(wink)

We didn't have to "self destruct" ourselves over this
You've had 200k with prevention measures in place.
How many do you think that number would be if you'd have just ignored the problem and stayed as business as usual?
 

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Another awful thread showcasing the absolute lack of empathy the "hoax" crowd proudly displays.
 

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You've had 200k with prevention measures in place.
How many do you think that number would be if you'd have just ignored the problem and stayed as business as usual?

First, we didn't have to ignore it like you make it out to be

We should have protected only the vulnerable and let it ride
 

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Another awful thread showcasing the absolute lack of empathy the "hoax" crowd proudly displays.

Yeah right!


"Facts are stubborn things"

This lack of "empathy" thing you got going on is almost as bad as the race card
 

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First, we didn't have to ignore it like you make it out to be

We should have protected only the vulnerable and let it ride
Wow, that sounds like an insane plan.
 

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No, a deadly virus and abysmal mismanagement of the pandemic by a one-track minded, election-hungry 'president' is what is causing your appalling rates of infection and death.


Then was it about an election with the Sweden model?
 

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Wow, that sounds like an insane plan.

No, destroying our own economy and putting us TRILLIONS more in debt is the real insane plan
 

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Yeah right!


"Facts are stubborn things"

This lack of "empathy" thing you got going on is almost as bad as the race card
You've tried to wave away the deaths of 200k people. Saying you have zero empathy is being polite to an almost ridiculous level.
Just be thankful that's all they called you.
 

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Then was it about an election with the Sweden model?
The Swedish 'model' led to disproportionally more deaths than any of their Scandinavian neighbours-who have banned travel from Sweden as a result.

 

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You've tried to wave away the deaths of 200k people. Saying you have zero empathy is being polite to an almost ridiculous level.
Just be thankful that's all they called you.
Saying you have zero empathy

No,.. that is what you conclude which you're totally wrong
 

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First, we didn't have to ignore it like you make it out to be

We should have protected only the vulnerable and let it ride
You do know that the CDC says 90% of the US population is Vulnerable, don't ya.

You seem to think that young healthy people don't get sick and/or die from the virus, nothing could be further from the truth.
 

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Here's a sample of age:

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Follow me?
Please do explain as well, what you mean by and or how you arrived at the thread title "On CNN's 200,000 COVID Deaths".
 

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No, destroying our own economy and putting us TRILLIONS more in debt is the real insane plan
Economies recover. I believe America is still extant despite the horrors of the 1918 pandemic?

 

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Here's a sample of age:

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Follow me?
I follow you in the fact that you are clueless of the enormity,

Probably you should talk to a bunch of ICU RNs dealing with this daily.

By the way, weeks and months after many of these patients finally test negative, they are still in a life and death struggle.

But if you want to boil it down to a bunch of old people dying....that is on you.
 
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