Many have argued since its inception that COVID-19 was not the pandemic that governments and medical establishments and the media have led us to believe. The COVID-19 outbreak on the Diamond Princess cruise ship in early March—still the best controlled COVID-19 data—was the first telling sign: over 3000 passengers tested, 712 found COVID virus positive, 13 died. The case-fatality rate of 1.8% was higher than for influenza but lower than for SARS or MERS. But, limited medical treatments were available during the ship outbreak and the median age of passengers was in the mid-60’s, so that the age-adjusted risk of COVID for the general population would be less than 0.05%–in the normal flu range. Then, in October Genevieve Briand of Johns Hopkins published research (since retracted by the university) that showed there were no excess deaths in the United States in 2020, with most COVID death attributions the result of classifying other sources (principally heart disease) as COVID.
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