[ExI] COVID-19 has killed more Americans than the Vietnam War

John Clark johnkclark at gmail.com
Tue Apr 28 20:08:49 UTC 2020

It took the Vietnam War 12 years to kill 47,424 Americans in combat, 58,209
if you include non combat deaths. As of today April 28 at 19:52 GMT
COVID-19 has killed 58,269 Americans and it did it in less than 2 months.
The US only has 4% of the world's population but, even though it is a rich
technologically advanced country and had a month more time to prepare for
the virus than other nations, it has 33% of the world's COVID-19 cases.
There is a reason the US squandered those advantages, and if you're honest
with yourself you know what that reason is. That reason thinks Clorox
injections and sticking a UV flashlight up your ass can cure disease, and
that's why I'm not a big fan of enablers of that reason, like Julian
Assange for example.

By the way, the official death numbers I gave above are almost certainly
way too low. The Yale School of Public Health found that between March 1
and April 4 15,000 more Americans died than what you'd expect
statistically, but only 8,000 officially had the word "COVID-19" on the
death certificate, and the discrepancy was largest in places that were hit
the hardest with COVID-19.

Estimating the early death toll of COVID-19 in the United States

John K Clark
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