- Feb 13, 2015
Except the death rate is much lower. Similar death rate to the flu. Overall mortality rate, is different then case fatality rate.On the surface a 1% death rate doesn't seem like a lot, but that would be 78,000,000 people world wide.
Over 2 million people a year die in the US alone each year, without Covid.
And there will be treatments available.
HIV used to be a death sentence. It is now a chronic disease that they advertise medication for on television.