Drudge Retort: The Other Side of the News
Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Severe illness caused by viruses such as H5N1 also means that infected people can be identified and isolated, or that they died quickly. They do not walk around feeling just a little under the weather, seeding the virus. The new coronavirus (known technically as SARS-CoV-2) that has been spreading around the world can cause a respiratory illness that can be severe. The disease (known as COVID-19) seems to have a fatality rate of less than 2 percent"exponentially lower than most outbreaks that make global news. The virus has raised alarm not despite that low fatality rate, but because of it.

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I'm not worried. If it happens it happens.

#1 | Posted by LauraMohr at 2020-02-25 09:44 PM | Reply

Thought this article looked familiar, it was rehosted on www.defenseone.com .

Sold me that this virus won't go away anytime soon.
Time to prepare the hurricane kit.

#2 | Posted by GOnoles92 at 2020-02-25 10:09 PM | Reply

... a fatality rate of less than 2 percent ...

80% of the people infected have "mild" symptoms, e.g., sniffles and a minor cough, and they are still contagious.

That is the worrisome aspect in my view.

#3 | Posted by LampLighter at 2020-02-26 09:45 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

With Pence in charge? It's guaranteed.

#4 | Posted by Nixon at 2020-02-27 06:50 AM | Reply

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