Yesterday Anthony Fauci left the scene, at least from his government posts. His words at the start of the Covid epidemic were at the root of the mass madness that led to massive lockdowns, enforced house bans, irrational behavior that was causing enormous damage.
On the day he is no longer of public duty, we must remember the March 2020 speech to a congressional committee that caused mass hysteria. A speech that had a serious and scientific tone, but contained profound errors that were then the basis for subsequent incorrect decisions. Let’s look at these words today:
SARS was also a coronavirus in 2002. It infected 8,000 people and killed about 775. Mortality was about 9-10%. So that’s only about 8,000 people in a year. In the two and a half months that we have had this coronavirus, as you know, we have multiplied it.
So it’s clearly not quite as lethal, and I’ll get to that lethality in a moment, but it’s certainly spreading better. Probably the seasonal flu that we deal with every year has a 0.1% fatality rate as the practical understanding of the American people. The reported mortality is around 3% considering all data including China. It used to be two, now it’s three.
I believe if you count all cases of minimally symptomatic or asymptomatic infection, the fatality rate probably drops to around 1%, which means it’s 10 times more deadly than seasonal flu. I think that’s a fact that people can understand and understand…
I think the indicator is that this is a really serious issue that we need to take seriously. People always say, “Influence does this, does that…”. The flu has an immortality of 0.1%. This has a mortality rate 10 times higher and that is why I would like to emphasize that we must be at the forefront of prevention.
Fauci’s speech began with the dramatic data from SARS, another injection, only to cite data that wasn’t absolutely certain and sow a healthy dose of panic based on it. If these statements could be accepted in bar talk, they were absolutely out of place for a scientist who was, at that moment, guiding the decisions of an entire nation, indeed the nation leading the western world.
What was the actual data on Covid-19 mortality after two years of the epidemic, broken down by age group? Here you are:
- 0-19 years: 0.0003%
- 20-29 years: 0.002%
- 40-49 years: 0.035%
- 50-59 years: 0.123% (flu)
- 60-69 years: 0.506% (like a bad flu)
The 1% or 3% that Fauci spoke of was not reached, not even close. Fauci could have given a scientific speech, put forward the various hypotheses and, based on complete data, let the policymakers do their job, instead he presented only one of the various hypotheses, the worst ever, urging a lockdown due to its negative economic and health consequences will go down in history.
Goodbye Fauci, no one will regret you.
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