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NPR: “Mounting Evidence” Suggests COVID Not As Deadly as Thought. Did the Experts Fail Again?

08/04/2020

“The current best estimates for the infection fatality risk are between 0.5% and 1%,” says Caitlin Rivers, an epidemiologist at the Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security.

Jeremy Samuel Faust, an emergency medicine physician and an instructor at Harvard Medical School… “Allow me to be the bearer of good news. These frightening numbers are unlikely to hold.”

“We’re more the victim of fear than the virus,” Offit said, adding that the world was witnessing a “wild overreaction” to the disease. Maurice R. Hilleman Chair of Vaccinology at the University of Pennsylvania

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