National COVID-19 death statistics

By Kevin Roche

Thanks to Phil Kerpen on Twitter for the chart. Can you say bifurcation of outcomes?  There are any number of lessons you could take from the chart, but the main one is that this really has only been an epidemic among the elderly, especially when you consider the unprecedented method of attribution of death and the substitutive effect for flu deaths.  It never, never, never was justified to close schools and shut workplaces.

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