Dr. Anthony Fauci is the medical expert face behind Coronavirus, who just significantly downsized his projections.
That 1-2 million death toll number that made everyone lose their minds and clean out supermarkets is no longer being used.
Here’s some math on Fauci’s new projections:
At 1-2% mortality rate in USA, to see roughly 100,000 to 200,000 deaths means 5 to 10 million people infected. Would need to see 300-600 deaths a day in America for the next 1-2 years to see that kind of death toll.
Using the mortality rate mostly seen in big city suburbs, or uptown parts of big city metros, Fauci’s projections would suggest 10 million Americans will get Coronavirus.
An estimated 61 million were infected with Swine Flu in 2009, and 12,400 died.
The news outlets got their big headline this morning. I’m skeptical.