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Sacrifice and social interaction the way to deal with COVID-19


Last updated 3/18/2020 at 8:32am

There are myths of COVID-19 that need to be addressed.

This is not another flu. Some data suggests that the mortality rate of COVID-19 is 10- to 30-times higher than seasonal influenza (flu). There are no drug treatments. There are no current vaccines and a vaccine is not expected for another 12-18 months at best.

Yes, most people will have a mild illness with COVID-19, roughly 80 percent, but the most vulnerable in our population will pay the price if nothing is done. Persons aged 60 and above and those with preexisting lung or heart disease, diabetes and multiple other medical problem...

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