Have more people died from the flu than the coronavirus?

Asked By: Julie Eichmann
Date created: Tue, Jan 26, 2021 3:02 AM
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Doctors and scientists are working to estimate the mortality rate of COVID-19, but at present, it is thought to be substantially higher (possibly 10 times or more) than that of most strains of the flu.
Answered By: Ethan Buckridge
Date created: Tue, Jan 26, 2021 4:06 PM
Covid-19 is more lethal than the seasonal flu. Coronavirus The novel coronavirus has killed more than 210,700 people in the US in eight months, according to Johns Hopkins University.
Answered By: Mina Carter
Date created: Wed, Jan 27, 2021 8:21 PM
That would be higher than the mortality rate of the 1918 Spanish flu, which is estimated to have killed at least 50 million people worldwide over two years. Among those who were infected, the death...
Answered By: Katrine Lang
Date created: Thu, Jan 28, 2021 2:40 PM
No, Coronavirus is Not Like the Flu: It Kills 20 Times More People a Week, Study Finds. Additionally, flu deaths stretch out over about six months, whereas COVID-19 has led to more deaths in about...
Answered By: Pearlie Bailey
Date created: Fri, Jan 29, 2021 1:15 PM
In San Diego County, the health department reported 108 flu deaths during the 2019-20 flu season. In comparison, as of earlier this week, more than seven times that number, 767 people, have died...
Answered By: Marco Kassulke
Date created: Fri, Jan 29, 2021 10:22 PM
More Brits die of flu than coronavirus For the past seven weeks, more Brits have been dying of flu than coronavirus In the week ending June 19, 1,002 people died with flu and 783 died with...
Answered By: Kasey Schowalter
Date created: Sat, Jan 30, 2021 3:50 PM
Between 20,000 and 52,000 have died. The higher death count for the flu is a result of its prevalence. As of now, the flu is more common in the United States than the coronavirus. So, even though ...
Answered By: Aracely Lang
Date created: Sun, Jan 31, 2021 11:59 AM
Fact check: Flu does not kill 14 times more people than COVID-19. A Facebook post questioning the need for a coronavirus vaccine makes the false assertion that flu kills people at 14 times the ...
Answered By: Arely Hagenes
Date created: Mon, Feb 1, 2021 5:48 AM
Some people have tried to put COVID-19 into perspective by comparing it with the flu. On April 24, North Carolina Lt. Gov. Dan Forest told a group of young Republicans that the flu had actually...
Answered By: Alexandra Schroeder
Date created: Wed, Feb 3, 2021 6:43 PM
By comparison, flu infections over the last decade have resulted in a mortality rate hovering around.1%. COVID-19 is also deadlier in terms of how many people are estimated to die from it per year....
Answered By: Khalid Heller
Date created: Sat, Feb 6, 2021 12:44 AM
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