U.S. projections: Up to 150 million Americans could get coronavirus – could kill 25 times more people than the flu

The Extinction Protocol

Not the Flu

The Reality Show:No matter what the top U.S. virologists say, Americans continue to be in denial and are downplaying the coronavirus threat much to their own possible peril. The warnings from the nation’s leading virologists are meant to spur the public into action to prepare and possibly mitigate the potential risks and rates of infection.

Washington (AFP) – Between 70 to 150 million people in the United States could eventually be infected with the novel coronavirus, according to a projection shared with Congress, a lawmaker said Thursday. Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib made the remarks during a hearing of the House of Representatives with members of the president’s coronavirus task force, confirming earlier reports by US media outlets including Axios and NBC News. “Congress’s attending physician told the Senate that he expects between 70 to 150 million people to eventually contract the coronavirus in the United States,” Tlaib said.


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