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It’s apparently even worse than Dr. Fauci says in the above video, especially if you are left untreated. The overall death (mortality) rate from Coronavirus in Italy (March 22, 2019, 5 pm) was 9.3%, and in Lombardy it was 13%, which exceeds that from the 1918 flu, which was 10% death rate for those infected (worldwide). Deaths for Italy were 5,476 and total cases was 59,138. In Lombardy, total deaths were 3456 and total cases 27,206. The fate of many remains unknown: http://www.salute.gov.it/imgs/C_17_pagineAree_5351_28_file.pdf Covid-19 is actually a slightly different variant of SARS (Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2), which had a very high death rate: http://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2003/05/estimates-sars-death-rates-revised-upward
If Fauci fell ill, right now, in his indigenous homeland of Italy, then he would probably be left to die, because he will be 80 this year.
Notice that the Italian doctor in Bergamo says that they aren’t allowed to put those above 80 in intensive care: “Italian doctor on how virus ‘exploded’, having coronavirus & how to fight it” https://youtu.be/dkozG3IcXUU
“Italians over 80 ‘will be left to die’ as country overwhelmed by coronavirus: Hardest-hit region drafts new proposals saying who will live and who will die” By Erica Di Blasi, TURIN, 14 March 2020 • 4:38pm, The Telegraph: http://archive.is/z2u1I
Actually at least one hospital in Milan (Niguarda) was only putting those 60 years old and under on ventilators, as early as March 11th. See: “Healthcare on brink of collapsing’: Doctors share stories from inside the Italy coronavirus quarantine” 11 March 2020 at 6:40pm https://www.itv.com/news/2020-03-11/italy-doctors-coronavirus-covid-19-quarantine-milan-health Why are there so few ventilators? Italy has a population of around 60 million and Lombardy around 10 million. The US appears to be unprepared, too. We will see if the US is as woefully unprepared as Italy.
This is apparently why the Coronavirus death rate is so high in Italy, especially Lombardy. The death rate in Italy and Lombardy has continued to rise.
The article has some statistics for the United States but the information is still too limited, and the age groups do not match.
The US should refuse intensive care to those who go on spring break/vacation during this outbreak and get into accidents and take beds, doctors, and equipment, from those who need them.
“In One Italian Village, Nearly 300 Residents Are Over 100 Years Old“NPR