COVID-19: Some facts and figures.

COVID-19: Some facts and figures. From two excellent article in The Australian, one by Paul Kelly and the other by Natasha Robinson.

 

(UPDATE: The mortality rate for Spanish flu was about 2.5%, not 10% as shown here.)

 

 

The 3.4% mortality figure from the WHO is almost certainly too high, because it turns out it was based on Chinese figures — from data that didn’t include antibody tests to find you how many people had had it but didn’t require hospitalization.

hat-tip Stephen Neil