Dr. Brownstein: COVID-19 is Much Less Deadly than the Common Flu

I cannot understand why we are in a police state atmosphere right now. Over 99% of those that contract COVID-19 will recover from it. Folks, I am not minimizing this illness. COVID-19 is something to take seriously. It is highly contagious and spreads quickly. Yes, it causes respiratory failure and death in those most susceptible: the elderly and those with chronic health conditions including diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and lung disorders. We may not even have enough respirators for those who have a serious case.

However, there is another side to this story that is not being told.

Did you know that COVID-19 is much less deadly than the common flu?