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Response to joshcryer (Reply #7)

Tue Nov 17, 2020, 08:17 PM

15. That is simply untrue

Although the death rate goes way up with age, in his 80ís, Covid is still only deadly in less than 15% of patients, and the vast majority of those are in people with a comorbidity.

Thatís still ridiculously dangerous, but Covid is NOT an automatic death sentence.

Without know Grassleys health history, outside his age he has a much greater chance of living, and surviving this disease. Hopefully he was serious about wearing masks, and social distancing, as some of his past statements indicate, and his viral load was somewhat low.

I am not downplaying how dangerous the situation can be, but itís not all doom and gloom either.

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