Thu
Sep 24 2020
02:15 pm

The CDC has become politicized under Trump. They have changed how they report the numbers to make them far less scary. That said, the numbers are scary!

0.003% of children 18 and younger who are infected with coronavirus die.

The fatality rate is 0.02% of people aged 20 to 49.

0.5% of people aged 50 to 69.

5.4% of people 70 and older.

About 2.4% of people ages 18 to 49 who are hospitalized die
It rises to 10% of those 50 to 64 who are hospitalized.
And more than 26% of people over 65 who are hospitalized.

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