Letter to the editor | Stay-at-home orders for the healthy undermine health of our society
Last updated 5/13/2020 at 12:10pm
COVID-19’s lethality, and our response to it is being hotly contested. Since the CDC has comingled the deaths of those with COVID-19 with the deaths of those caused by COVID-19, COVID-19’S potency (killed divided by infected) is difficult to measure because the numerator in our equation (killed directly by COVID-19) is not accurate.
Likewise, until the whole population is tested for the COVID-19 antibody, the denominator of our equation is meaningless because we do not know how many people have been infected. All we know is that the CDC models for wholesale slaughter are wrong, even wi...