Canadian Soapbox: John Hopkins epidemiologist: “…best estimates for the infection fatality risk are between 0.5% and 1%…”

Another credible source telling the world that the “deadly” coronavirus is nowhere near as deadly as first thought when a 5% figure was used as justification for locking down large segments of society. https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2020/05/28/863944333/antibody-tests-point-to-lower-death-rate-for-the-coronavirus-than-first-thought?utm_campaign=storyshare&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_medium=social&fbclid=IwAR2Mshkd7T65rGP7uh6TpQIvb51QRGUVdz_mg8VC4tzor_Ys3CuzsHBUdJA To summarize, a large (4,600 people) randomized testing for both the virus as well as antibodies

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Canadian Soapbox: NBC News: CDC Estimates Covid-19 Mortality Rate is 0.4%

Before I share my thoughts here is the link to the news story dated May 26th and updated May 28th: https://www.wcnc.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/data-cdc-estimates-covid-19-mortality-rate/275-fc43f37f-6764-45e3-b615-123459f0082b?fbclid=IwAR1ymyj3B9PcW4YrdfmBsye3BV3ousaNrjh5WFNr1Wjkk63r7F3xH0znKic Everyone is a conspiracy buff these days.   Right from the start of this pandemic, anyone who didn’t believe the doom and gloom forecasts of 2+ million dead in the

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Canadian Soapbox: “…the risk of death from COVID for people under 65 is 0.006 per cent”.

The subject line is a quote of Alberta Premier Jason Kenney taken from an article in the Calgary Herald, the full story is available here: https://calgaryherald.com/opinion/braid-kenney-begins-to-normalize-covid-19-as-a-risk-mainly-to-the-elderly-almost-zero-danger-to-the-young/wcm/264d4e97-bd0e-42c8-8566-be9fcf69f8e7/?fbclid=IwAR2GtoYJwiE7FcgPFhDJe5x8wgKj3XDcaTO_t5X0_7f67Fbud0edr96ENi4

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