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I really didn't know if I should reply to this or not - as I suspect you are just trying to wind me up! Confused | :confused: But here goes. Let's just go back to the original claim:
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In the US, you're 76 more times to become a traffic fatality than a Wuhan Coronavirus fatality.
Admittedly obermd hasn't given any timescales, but I think that omission, means we can assume he is talking about right now - in the middle of the pandemic, which has already killed 200,000 in the US. Based on the 2019 figures, there have probably been circa 20,000 traffic fatalities in the US during the period of the pandemic.

So, right now, (which is surely what we need to focus on), you are 10 times more likely to be killed by COVID-19, than you are by a vehicle. Yes, one day we won't need to worry about COVID-19, (just like, at some point in the future, we probably won't need to worry about getting hit by a vehicle), but that's irrelevant.

Here's another (pointless) statistic: 80 million people died in WW2 and about 1 million have so far died, world-wide, from CODID-19. Does that mean I am 80 times more likely to die in a World War, than I am from the virus?
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