Avik Roy, President of the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity, has put together this long and eye-opening thread that crunches the numbers by age group to compare flu deaths to those from COVID-19.

In summary, protect the elderly and open the schools (long bar is good, short is bad):

For those 65+, the numbers get scary:

But all this depends on how many actually die this year from COVID-19:

This is potentially good news as governors get ready to re-open schools:

This chart compares COVID-19 to other causes of death:

Less dangerous than diabetes for the 15-24 age bracket:

More here at the link below:

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