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Coronavirus is way closer to a cold than it is to the flu (which kills vastly more people every year). It's nothing more than media-driven hysteria. You can take off your masks now and breathe the air. If you get a small chest cough, it'll be gone in a week.
 

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Do stop talking uninformed nonsense. Flu kills 0.1% of those who catch it, so far covid 19 has a mortality of 3%, that's 30 times greater. It's nothing like a cold.
 
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Do stop talking uninformed nonsense. Flu kills 0.1% of those who catch it, so far covid 19 has a mortality of 3%, that's 30 times greater. It's nothing like a cold.
South Korea has revised that 3% down to like 0.65% mortality. The 3% was that high because the people who died from COVID was from a small sample of people who tested positive.
 

Zizo007

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No reason to panic unless you live in China or work there. Ebola was far worst with 60% death rate. Just wash your hands and food more often. I personally stopped eating asian food to avoid corona virus.
 

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No reason to panic unless you live in China or work there. Ebola was far worst with 60% death rate. Just wash your hands and food more often. I personally stopped eating asian food to avoid corona virus.
You somehow think its food borne? or that Chinese people where you live have some kind of connection with the Chinese general population that means that disease flows between them no matter how far apart they are, kind of like entanglement?
 

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No reason to panic unless you live in China or work there. Ebola was far worst with 60% death rate. Just wash your hands and food more often. I personally stopped eating asian food to avoid corona virus.
According to the graph to be completely safe you should also avoid food that originated or passed through the United States, Italy, Iran, France, Japan, Spain, UK, Netherlands, South Korea and Switzerland.
 

Zizo007

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You somehow think its food borne? or that Chinese people where you live have some kind of connection with the Chinese general population that means that disease flows between them no matter how far apart they are, kind of like entanglement?
If they visit China to see family or work they have a chance of getting infected but now idk if they test people going out of China and if the receiving country test passengers. Here in QC Canada we only have 1 confirmed case where an Iranian passenger wasn't tested until she got to several clinics with corona virus symptoms. I miss sushis so much, I haven't eaten sushis since last year before the corona virus outbreak. I was with some of my friends and they kicked us out of the all-you-can-eat sushi buffet because we ate more than 300 sushis lol
 
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Coronavirus is completely over blown the flu kills more people what a waste of computing resources

https://weather.com/health/cold-flu/news/2020-01-28-flu-more-deadly-than-coronavirus
If only that were so. Clearly flu has killed more people that Covid-19 - so far. The flu kills 290,000-650,000 people every year. Covid-19 kills about 2-3% of the people infected and is on track to kill 30-100 million people (assuming it infects half the population which is what many ID specialists are expecting). Once the number of cases is no longer manageable/traceable, there will be an inflection point and the number of infections will increase exponentially from there. That's why it's a race to find a vaccine before that happens.
 
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Coronavirus is way closer to a cold than it is to the flu (which kills vastly more people every year). It's nothing more than media-driven hysteria. You can take off your masks now and breathe the air. If you get a small chest cough, it'll be gone in a week.
Look at it like this, for every 60 people that recovered, three have died. Covid19 can last up to a month
 

Jason H.

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The ONLY reason the Corona Virus has a higher death rate than the flu at the moment is because its a new virus and we dont have a seasonal vaccine for it the way we do the flu. Also the majority of the deaths from the virus are in people with VERY weak immune systems (elderly, or people with medical conditions pertaining to the immune system). Also as humans our bodies have not had enough time to create its own antibodies for the virus yet. It will take time. This virus will become a seasonal virus which we will have a vaccine for probably within a year. It takes about a year to create a vaccine.

To put this into perspective, before we had a vaccine for the flu, it killed more people than the corona virus has killed people. Once we get a vaccine, the death rate will be lower than the flu.

The issue with this virus is that most people who died from it who had it, didnt even know they had it because its so mild. And these same people had immune problems. So when you stir that into a pot, yes you will get some deaths. But it is NOT what the media is making it out to be.
 

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