Covid-19 mortality rate 7% in Italy. 10% require ICU care. Permanent damage to lungs after infection. Long term damage to immune system is possible. Damage to kidney, liver, and brain is possible. Reinfection is possible after the initial infection.

The US has a major shortage of masks, testing kits and processing capacity, ventilators, other medical equipment, hospitals, health care staff, guidance, and common sense on the part of it's leadership.

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But we lowered interest rates to 0% and bailed out the stockmarket for $1.5T (which would have been enough to give every person in the US a "low interest loan" of around $4500), so we should be fine.

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