April 9, 2020: US Death Toll

Just to keep track of the nonsense that has wrecked our economy and generally made our politicians run around as if their fool heads were on fire, each day I publish the corona virus total death toll in the US based upon the latest data I can find.  A single death is an immense tragedy if you love the person.  However, we are not talking about love, but rather public policy, which should always involve a sober analysis of risk and cost.  Please recall that in a bad normal flu year our death toll in the US can be as high as 90,000.

 

Note:  this will be a total death toll since the beginning of this bad farce, and not a daily toll.  As of the beginning of April 9 the death toll is 14,797 .  May the Perpetual Light shine upon them.

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2 Comments

  1. In 2018 the state of Illinois listed 2,562 deaths by influenza or pneumonia. As of yesterday Illinois “claimed” 462 CIVID deaths.

  2. The Media is not to be trusted on anything.Wait and see ,when a vaccine is ready,the fear they will spred on the people to force the vaccine on them.Wake up America.

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