WHO Estimates 750 Million People Have Had the Virus, for an Infection Fatality Rate of 0.13%
That's flu-level lethality
The Irish-born executive director of the WHO’s health emergencies programme said he was worried for the fate of the 90 per cent of people who have not had the disease.
He estimated 10 per cent as “our best guess” in relation to the global rate of infection to date and those who have antibodies for the virus.
“The problem is there is more than six billion left [No there isn’t. There are plenty who were never susceptible to begin with.]. Therein lies our problem,” he told webinar hosted by the Royal Irish Academy (RIA) entitled Learning from Pandemics: a Century of Experience.
Dr Ryan predicted the world is in “for a hell of a ride for the next eight or nine months” [I’m sure you have every intention of making it such.] as it awaits a vaccine, but he cautioned that a vaccine will “not be a silver bullet, but an additional tool that should be
Source: The Irish Times
700 Million people infected (by late September)
IFR = 0,15%https://t.co/LrOnjVagLg
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