JAMA Intern Med. Published online May 14, 2020 – An article discussing the difference between the statistics on influenza deaths and covid-19.
Assessment of Deaths From COVID-19 and From Seasonal Influenza
by Jeremy Samuel Faust, MD, MS1; Carlos del Rio, MD
Daniel Goyal, MRCP, PhD | Gibraltar Health Authority
I welcome this clear and succinct account of reality. A useful reminder too, that simply increasing the denominator will not lower the total number of deaths.
Michael McAleer, PhD(Econometrics),Queen’s | Asia University, Taiwan
The invaluable and informative Viewpoint by two experts compares the officially documented weekly counts of COVID-19 deaths with the estimated weekly counts of seasonal influenza deaths, with an emphasis on the serious threat to public health.