A sobering look at the numbers offers reason for hope. Action Alert!
For a deeper look at the numbers underlying this chart, consult this table.
Charts and data are courtesy of Our World in Data and our , who also offer this analysis:
While it’s hard to ignore the very raised excess mortality in some but certainly not all countries during the first wave, the pattern of excess mortality even in most of the countries hit hardest during the first wave is now pretty typical for the time of year. It’s therefore no exaggeration to say, at its worst during the first wave, COVID posed a threat that was in line with a bad flu season. Right now, for the vast majority of the world, it looks a lot more like a typical flu season.
The pandemic did, however, give the FDA and FTC an opportunity to turn the screws on natural medicine, censoring doctors for sharing the most basic information on medicines that can help us prevent and treat COVID-19 infection.
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