Inherently overestimated COVID-19 fatality rates have created mass fear and panic, manufacturing consent for extreme and harmful authoritarian policies.
Widely reported fatality rates for COVID-19, the disease caused by the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic virus, are inherently overestimated, and the rates as well as models incorporating them have caused mass fear and panic, which has manufactured consent for extreme authoritarian policies that may easily be doing far more harm than good.
In this video, I explain what the reported fatality rates actually mean and show that accumulating evidence indicates that reported fatality rates are overestimated by orders of magnitude. This is part three of a series.
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