More Serious Numbers

  • 29% of Brits admitted (anonymously) to breaking the lockdown
  • 60% is the threshold where it is believed that Herd Immunity comes into play
  • 81% of C-19 cases are mild or unrecognized and are unreported
  • 60% participation is needed for a track-trace app. to work
  • the range of risk of death is .0016% (0-9 years) to 7.8% (over 80)
  • The average life expectancy in the UK is 80.69 years
  • The average life expectancy of a person entering a care home is 2 years
  • Air pollution kills 7,000,000 people a year
  • Tobacco kills 8,000,000 per year inc. 1,200,000 innocent bystanders
  • 600,000 people die in the UK every year
  • 50,000 ‘excess deaths’ arise each year from poverty, extreme temperatures & infectious diseases.
  • 80% of chronic diseases are preventable, regular exercise, refreshing sleep & good mental health
  • 7,000,000 people are currently on NHS waiting lists
  • There are currently no drugs licensed for the treatment or prevention of COVID-19

[Sources: Private Eye, The Times, Web (various) & W.H.O.]

Global COVID-19 recovery and economic reopening Source: Visual Capitalist

Just saying …..

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