There have been doomsday predictions of millions of Americans dying from COVID-19.
Some have even claimed that half the country would be infected… and that 80 percent of New Yorkers would catch the novel coronavirus.
Yet the actual data shows that we’re nowhere close — or on the path — to any of those extreme, dire predictions.
While anything can happen in the future, the current trajectories are way off from the worst case models.
This isn’t according to a media commentator.
This comes straight from Dr. Deborah Birx, who has been present at most of the daily pressers.
More details on Birx’s comments below:
Many have argued that the media has politicized the COVID-19 pandemic to create a panic that harms President Trump’s reelection chances.
The president himself even called the media response to the virus a “hoax.”
It turns out the one of the topic medical advisors appears to agree