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on January 5, 2023 in Featured World News

COVID-19 much less lethal than feared, study finds

By Matthew Horwood COVID-19 was about as deadly as a bad flu, according to a study recently published in Environmental Research. Stanford University professor of medicine and epidemiology John P.A. Ioannidis and four fellow researchers analyzed the pre-vaccination infection fatality rate (IFR) in 38 countries. The study, “Age-stratified infection fatality rate of COVID-19 in the non-elderly population” reported, “At a global level, pre-vaccination IFR may have been as low as 0.03% and 0.07% for 0–59 and 0–69 year old people, respectively. “These IFR estimates in non-elderly populations are lower than previous calculations had suggested.” IFRs for age brackets could...

By Matthew Horwood COVID-19 was about as deadly as a bad flu, according to a study recently published in Environmental Research. Stanford University professor of medicine and epidemiology John P.A. Ioannidis and four fellow researchers analyzed the pre-vaccination infection...

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