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Subject:  Re: U.S. Covid Deaths Exceeds Spanish Flu Estima Date:  9/21/2021  10:54 PM
Author:  TucsonBones Number:  2363396 of 2373210

The Spanish Flu had a death rate of 50%. Covid-19 death rate by comparison is 2.8%. A dramatic difference!

A. Not true
B. It would be another 50 years until the concept of ICUs began to be widely adapted (with success).
C. Without the level of care provided today, as compared to 1919, at least five million lives have been spared that would otherwise fill morgues.
D. The vaccine has cut short thousands of deaths, which was not available for the Spanish Flu
E. The Spanish Flu had a very high mortality rate among children under 2.
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