According to the CDC, if you get infected with Covid-19, your survival rate is:
Age 0-19: 99.997%
Age 20-49: 99.98%
Age 50-69: 99.5%
Age 70+: 94.6%
Funny, no one's reporting that.
@PhoneBoy we're all gonna die!
@PhoneBoy and yet the banner at the top of the CDC website still proudly proclaims:
"Wear a mask. Protect others".
Chance of attending a "peaceful protest":
"You're willing to sacrifice 3 out of every 100,000 children!!!!!!"
@DrChris Hollywood sacrifices that many a day.
@PhoneBoy haven't you heard? CDC is now under the full control of Mr. Trump himself. We aren't allowed to listen to them anymore for any reason.
@Cheisinlb even when they we should wear masks? Got it. 😂
Just wait another month for the death rate to be halfed again...
I love watching these numbers so much.
@PhoneBoy And how many of the ones who are dying in the younger age cohorts have rare medical conditions? ABC is using the death of a 19 year old Appalachian State student, but leaving out that his doctors believe he had a previously undetected and rare neurological condition. The point is, if you aren't one of the 2 in 100,000 people who have Guillain Barre syndrome, then your risk profile is not changed by this 19 year olds death, sad though it is.
@fucksiliconvalley that’s true in all the age groups: how do you know they didn’t have 33 other conditions that, even if COVID-1984 didn’t come along, would have killed the person a few months later?
@PhoneBoy 100% agree. My guess is that COVID-1984 (good name) is having a pull-forward effect on those who were close to death anyway. That isn't to say it isn't sad that people lost weeks or months of life -- we should mourn the loss regardless. But, we shouldn't rob the living of years of living their lives.
@fucksiliconvalley not to mention all the people who lost their livelihoods and suicided themselves, all the domestic violence, etc. So many unintended consequences no one is considering.
@PhoneBoy you and I both know it's not simply that they aren't considering it -- they simply don't care. That people are losing their lives and livelihoods is a feature, not a bug.
@fucksiliconvalley you might even say it’s part of the plan
@PhoneBoy indeed i would
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