saxitoxin wrote:jusplay4fun wrote:Rather than rely on saxi's weak math and his non-Science interpretation of events, let's answer it with Science.6,638,486 people have died so far from the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak as of November 30, 2022, 01:21 GMT.
There are currently 646,875,944 confirmed cases in 228 countries and territories .
OVER 6.6 million deaths is SIGNIFICANT, no matter what saxi says. Further:Infection Fatality Rate (23k / 1.7M = 1.4% IFR)
Actual Cases with an outcome as of May 1 = estimated actual recovered (1,671,351) + estimated actual deaths (23,430) = 1,694,781.
Infection Fatality Rate (IFR) = Deaths / Cases = 23,430 / 1,694,781 = 1.4% (1.4% of people infected with SARS-CoV-2 have a fatal outcome, while 98.6% recover).
so the death rate is more than TWICE what saxi alleged. His math and his reasoning are OFF.
I wonder how much digging saxi did to find that obscure bit of data, to try to justify his ALLEGED and likely FAKE #. My search took about 3 minutes.
You got me. Who is The Lancet to argue with "worldometers.info"?
My numbers are for the ENTIRE WORLD, as of Nov. 30, 2022; yours are from only China at the start of the pandemic (April 2020) and from China ONLY. Other than that the ALLURE of a "more credible source" do you have an actual argument here? Apparently NOT.
And you were misleading with your numbers and your entire post, as I said.