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American Deaths

Tombstones in Graveyard

Vietnam 1955-1975153,303
Gulf War 1990-1991849
War in Afghanistan2216
Iraq War4497
American Deaths in Last 4 Wars

Flu (influenza) season October 2019 – April 2020

CDC estimateCDC ESTIMATE% of Population
flu illness18,000,000 – 26,000,0000.05 – 0.07
flu deaths24,000 – 62,000
Fatal in 1/1000
0.000068 – 0.00017
SourceC.D.C.American population taken as 331M
Flu Season Cases in USA 2020


COVID-19 CurrentlyJohn Hopkins% of population
Covid-19 cases6,702,464 – 20M (BBC)0.020 – (20,225 per M)
(UK rate is 5,425 per M)
Covid-19 deaths198,3990.00059 – (518 per M)
(UK rate is 609 per M)
SourceWorldometerAmerican population taken as 331M
UK population taken at 68M
Current Data USA COVID Cases and Deaths at 13/09/2020

I thought that this would bring home the fact that COVID-19 is NOT “like the flu” as Trump tweeted. For a start it’s summertime and it’s still rampant with an extra 60K cases everyday in the USA and shows no sign of slowing down so the 20M + (official) cases could still be hit by the end of the year. Also already, more American citizens have died in the USA than all of the Wars since Vietnam.

Americans love to quote the 1st Amendment…”Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.Where does it say anything about NOT wearing a mask to protect other citizens?

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