COVID19 is far more deadly and not “just another flu”. Patient Deaths for Coronavirus was 18.5%, compared to Flu 5.3%. By Dec 2020, Coronavirus kills more than one American every minute. With an estimated at 3.2 Million COVID deaths, compared to 12,000 and 60,000 Flu deaths.
SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES BETWEEN COVID AND FLU
Johns Hopkins Hospital shared a great video to answer a question we are hearing more lately. How do I know the similarities and differences between Covid and the flu? This provides important insight to dispel the rumor that Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome SARS-COV2 (COVID) is just another kind of Influenza. This video was created in November, right before vaccines were available. At the time, America was seeing double the hospitalizations at the end of 2020 as it was in early spring.
Patient Deaths for COVID-19 was 18.5%, compared to Flu which was 5.3%. The dramatic difference affects all age groups at a proportionally higher rate. Notably the highest risk of death was found in adults aged 75 and older with chronic kidney disease or dementia.
COVID kills one American every minute. Annual American deaths are estimated at 3.2 Million COVID-19 Deaths. Compared to Annual 60,000 Influenza deaths. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p3pc9S2JwYo&feature=youtu.beIt is important to know when and how to use masks from Coronavirus.
The World Health Organization has published a list of
- Common COVID myths and misconceptions
- Healthy Parenting Tips
- Operational Planning Guidelines to Support Country Preparedness and Response
- Strategic Country Wide Preparedness and Response Plan
- Violence against women during COVID-19
COVID IMPACT BY COUNTRIES CONFIRMED COVID POSITIVE AND COVID FATALITIES
Misperceptions and misinformation regarding the serious nature of Coronavirus could be deadly to ignore. While people with pre-existing health issues like heart or lung disease, or diabetes run a higher risk of complications or recovery, Covid mortality rates affect all ages and all health levels.
Summary In America, COVID19 is far more deadly and not “just another flu”.
- Patient Deaths for Coronavirus was 18.5%, compared to Flu 5.3%.
- Coronavirus kills more than one American every minute.
- With an estimated at 3.2 Million COVID deaths, compared to 12,000 and 60,000 Flu deaths.