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Old 02-25-2020, 07:23 PM
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Originally Posted by Fishman33 View Post
70000 have been sickened by the coronavirus in the world. 2700 have died.

Every year nearly 500,000 die worldwide from the regular flu. Think the media is overblowing this a bit.
I'm wondering if it might be getting extra attention because where what happens annually with the regular flu is well known and not unexpected (and there's at least well-developed immunization programs), what's happening with coronavirus has caught authorities a little offguard and they are playing catchup which is not a good position for them to be in.
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