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Tue Mar 31, 2020, 12:24 PM

the pandemic has exceeded the loss of life on that Tuesday morning years ago, September 11th.






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With more than three thousand deaths in the United States, the pandemic has exceeded the loss of life on that Tuesday morning years ago, September 11th.
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Reply the pandemic has exceeded the loss of life on that Tuesday morning years ago, September 11th. (Original post)
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Tue Mar 31, 2020, 12:33 PM

1. I was thinking that today...

And we have spent over $6-trillion on the aftermath in wars and weapons with nary a flinch or much debate or even concern about the cost.

I really don't want to hear about how the people's needs cannot be taken care of in this crises. Is it our fault that we could bomb the virus millions of times over with what we spend on the "defense" budge and we are looking at all kinds of critical shortages for our life and death needs right now? Really? Are you kidding me? What?

You don't need all that defense for a country brought to its knees by a President that wants that in order to further his dictatorial ambitions. You won't be able to defend corpses and they won't need your ammo. The question of just WHAT we are all geared up for and cashed out to defend is really a flashing red light that reveals a humongous elephant in America's war room.

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Tue Mar 31, 2020, 12:52 PM

2. Interesting stats re: Canada

Canada's population is about 11% of the US. It should be noted that Canada is also a multicultural population with a disparity in wealth and geography-- a very similar geography, in fact, with the population mostly in the east and a couple big western cities.


Total US cases: 175,000
Canada: 7500
(Canada has about 4.2% of the cases that the US does-- with 11% of the pop, so less than half of our model)

Total cases / recoveries:
US: 175000/6000 = 3% have recovered
Canada: 7500/1020 13% have recovered


Total recoveries/deaths:
US: 6000/3400= so about 1.8 recoveries per death
Canada: 1020/89= about 11.5 recoveries per death.

What does this show? Given that Canada doesn't have any vaccine or treatment that we don't have access too...
Well, the value of a much smaller population which won't overwhelm the health system, definitely.
But also perhaps the value of point-of-service payment-free national health. No one in Canada is afraid to go to a doctor or hospital for lack of ability to pay. So they were probably as a population much healthier going in, so less likely to die of complications, and much more willing to get treatment quickly when the worst can still be contained.




Stats from https://coronavirus.1point3acres.com/

They update constantly, so the numbers will have changed.

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