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Not to belittle the Wihan virus but to put figures in perspective

Not to belittle the Wihan virus but to put figures in perspective

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(1) to-date 4,515 people affected and 106 death
(2) in USA alone, according to CDC - in 2018-2019 flu season, 43 million affected, 647,000 hospitalised, 61,200 death; in 2017-2018, 49 million affected, 959,000 hospitalised and 79,490 death. Flu season is November to February tapering off to April

(3) official says each year some 20,000 people die from influenza in Germany.
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