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Old 03-26-2020, 07:31 AM
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Originally Posted by CarnalK View Post
You kind of are spreading panic. A pretty insignificant number of 10-20 year olds will need ventilators. Vox
That's true, but pretty unimportant to point out. It's not an insignificant number overall, across all ages. The 10 or 12-person medical team of anesthesiologists, radiology technicians, ER physicians, pulmonologists, and other members of the medical team and assistants really don't have time to consider someone's age. The bodies just start piling up to the point where they not only can't do their job, but end up getting themselves sick, putting even further strain on the system.

I'm not saying you're doing this, but nitpicking about who's most at risk is a fool's errand. What really matters is getting the total numbers of infected down, getting the number of disease vectors down. It's a game of math, and we're losing.

Last edited by asahi; 03-26-2020 at 07:32 AM.