Media-produced coronavirus fear is killing our country

The media's incredibly irresponsible "shock and awe" reporting on the coronavirus has created a monumental stampede of fear and panic, which is a million times more damaging than the virus itself. Here are two facts that say it all: Fact #1.  Deaths in the U.S. from influenza from 1950 to 2017 ranged from 13.5 to 53.7 per 100,000. Fact #2. Deaths in the U.S. (as of this writing) from the coronavirus are 14.9 per 100,000. Bear in mind that this number includes "probable" deaths as well as confirmed deaths from the coronavirus. To sum this up, the per capita deaths in the U.S. from the coronavirus are lower than the per capita deaths from the flu in almost every year from 1950 to 2017.  The highest number of deaths from the flu per capita was in 1960.  Deaths that year were 53.7 per 100,000, well over three times as high as the coronavirus.  These are the facts, not crazy media hype.  Please check them...(Read Full Post)
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