Just keeping track of COVID-19 predictions

Some pretty amazing predictions about the death total from the Coronavirus. I am willing to bet that these estimates are massively too high.

From the New York Times:
Between 160 million and 214 million people in the United States could be infected over the course of the epidemic, according to one projection. That could last months or even over a year, with infections concentrated in shorter periods, staggered across time in different communities, experts said. As many as 200,000 to 1.7 million people could die. . . .
From Bernie Sanders:
Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., warned on Thursday that the potential deaths and economic impacts of the coronavirus were "on a scale of a major war." 
"Nobody knows what the number of fatalities may end up being or the number of people who may get ill, and we all hope that that number will be as low as possible," Sanders, a 2020 presidential candidate, said during a speech from Vermont. 
"But we also have to face the truth and that is that the number of casualties may actually be even higher than what the armed forces experienced in World War II. In other words, we have a major, major crisis and we must act accordingly." . . . 
The U.S. military saw more than 400,000 deaths and nearly 700,000 wounded as a result of World War II. . . .
Slavitt is the former Medicare, Medicaid & ACA head for Obama.

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