[ExI] More deaths from COVID-19 than Afghanistan and Iraq wars combined

John Clark johnkclark at gmail.com
Thu Apr 16 14:38:10 UTC 2020

On Thu, Apr 16, 2020 at 10:10 AM Will Steinberg via extropy-chat <
extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:

*> I fail to see why people are freaking out about the virus when they have
> been so silent about issues that--by the numbers--are far worse.*

Because deaths from cigarettes and obesity are not increasing
exponentially, deaths from this novel virus are. The US didn't get its
first death from COVID-19 until March 1. Yesterday April 15  2,482
Americans died of it. And nobody is sure when it will stop. And you expect
business as usual?

 John K Clark
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