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Statistical Analysis of Covid-19 Cases in 6 Metro Areas
Dr. John Ioannidis is one of the best recognized and respected medical statisticians in the world. He just completed an analysis of Covid-19 in California. The infection rate is 50-85 X previously thought. This means that the death rate is much lower on a % basis and is about the same rate as seasonal influenza. If you are 65 +, your risk of death is 60-70 X that of younger people.
“…Dr. John Ioannidis discusses the results of three preliminary studies, (including his latest, which shows a drastically reduced infection fatality rate); the worrisome effects of the lockdown; the Swedish approach; the Italian data; the ups and downs of testing; the feasibility of "contact tracing", and much more….”
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