US Covid-19 deaths

The death toll in the US from Covid-19 is now over 90,000. It seems inevitable it will exceed 100,000 and may even end up exceeding the total death toll for the US from WWI.

The death toll currently if 56% higher than the Vietnam War, 150% higher than the Korean War, 260% higher than the War of Independence, and 3000% higher than 9/11.

A typical flu season in the US kills between 12,000 and 60,000 so is definitely higher than that.

Hopefully it will peak soon. New York appears to have peaked but other states are still growing so we may get a lot of variation in terms of new deaths rather than a smooth bell curve. Most projections are around 120,000.

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