Tag Archives: mortality

COVID is Much Much Worse than the Flu

I am still getting questions about whether COVID is any worse than the annual flu (even from my family).  The simple answer is YES, IT IS MUCH WORSE! There are a number of recent posts and on-line articles discussing the … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Kills Men More than Women. Why?

In Italy, men made up nearly 60 percent of people with confirmed cases of the coronavirus and more than 70 percent of those who died of COVID-19.  In China men and women were infected in roughly equal numbers, but the … Continue reading

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US Healthcare: no Bang for the Buck

Health care in the US is more expensive, by far, than anywhere else on this planet.  It represents greater than 17.9% of the US GDP.   Health spending is projected to grow 1.0 percentage point faster than Gross Domestic Product … Continue reading

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