The COVID-19 coronavirus that has swept the world is less deadly than experts had first thought, and governments implemented lockdown measures too quickly before we could study it, according to a leading German virologist Professor Hendrik Streeck.
Coronavirus: According to Professor Hendrik Streeck the Infection Fatality Rate may be closer to 0.24-0.26%.He thinks coronavirus will become endemic, we have to start living with it & find measures so that people are not dying of it @UnHerd @freddiesayershttps://t.co/MCmYKr9B0t— Edit Szegedi (@editeszegedi) May 8, 2020
We have an @unherd interview with the author of that study, Prof Hendrik Streeck, going up tomorrow. He thinks the true IFR is lower than the 0.36% (possibly nearer 0.24%). Some v interesting observations... https://t.co/jUFWEdZF6G— Freddie Sayers (@freddiesayers) May 4, 2020