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Response to Yo_Mama_Been_Loggin (Original post)

Mon Oct 12, 2020, 07:02 PM

3. It would be interesting to place R's who advocate herd immunity on a scale

So COVID-19 has, say, a 6% death rate in the US. If 90% of the population of approx 332 million catches it to produce herd immunity, then 5.4% of the population dies, or about 20 million people. What if we were facing a pandemic with a death rate of 10%? Then 9% of the population dies, or about 30 million people. What if the death rate were 50%? Then 45% of the population dies.

And in six months to a year, when perhaps the immunity wears off, we can start the cycle of death all over again.

So, pin a slimy squirming R down: How many millions are you comfortable having die to produce herd immunity? Place those numbers on a scale of 0 to 332 million. If we were facing a pandemic with a death rate of 10%, or 50%, would they still be comfortable with the increased numbers needed to provide herd immunity?

Then really pin them down and inform them that they'll be one of the ones dying so as to help contribute to the overall health of the surviving herd. Bad luck for them, bad genetics, and all. So sad, but it couldn't be helped. It is what it is. I really don't care, do U?

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