Today is the fourth of July, 2020. As of this writing, the CDC reports 128,648 cumulative deaths due to COVID-19 in the United States, with over 2.7 million total cases reported. The present trend is rising numbers diagnosed, presently in excess of 50,000 new patients per day and increasing — this compared to 500 in mid-March. Some take comfort in the fact that COVID deaths per day are trending down. This would be a grievous error.
First, let us deal with the more optimistic myths. Remember, there’s (more…)