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DerekT-P wrote:
"recoveries" can be counted only against those tested and confirmed to have C19, again it's fairly meaningless until 100% of the population are counted 100% of the time. Maybe the Dutch are only hospitalising (and testing) people who are almost on their last breath. That's (one reason) why inter-country comparisons are both meaningless and useless.
This is true.  They're currently only testing some of the people who show symptoms or have been in close contact with confirmed cases, so it skews the figures a lot.

Hopefully, people like me, by promoting the "100% mortality rate!" thing, will encourage them to test more.

The same thing shows up very clearly in US testing -- just over 100,000 tested; about 30,000 confirmed infections.  If people in the US start shouting about a 30% infection rate, a bit more effort might go into testing a little more.

A high level of testing appears to be the most successful weapon against the spread: Chinese and South Korean medics have been going door-to-door, testing people in the worst zones, then dragging infected people off to quarantine, if necessary; and their figures (while they show a high infection rate, because of the extensive testing) are improving, while the rest of the world's are getting worse.

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