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Let's remember the plague, shall we?

I've lately been asking people how many people in the United States have died of COVID. Their answers are generally way low - before I checked the stat, my answer was way low, too.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 1,176,639 people died of COVID in the United States from January 2020 to February 2024.

More than 1 million Americans dead. Imagine. That's almost double the deaths from the Civil War.

"So, again, when you have 15 people, and the 15 within a couple of days is going to be down to close to zero, that's a pretty good job we've done," the eventually twice impe...


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