The death rate from the China virus .001 on a Navy ship

“Last summer, the USS Theodore Roosevelt suffered from a COVID-19 outbreak that infected one-fifth of its 4,800 crew, resulting in one death”

According to this article: https://upi.com/2885001

USS Theodore Roosevelt

Of course every person’s life is valuable but did YOU read that quote?

1 of 4,800

So that is a isolated segment of people without the convoluted mess of the press and politics.

Just doing a bit of math, 4,800 / 1 = .0002 death rate in a rather controlled environment. Of those found to be infected, 20%, = .001.

Either way, not bad odds compared with the fragility of physical life.

Yes, older people are more susceptible.
Yes, death stinks.
Yes, its a nasty virus
Yes, so is cancer, heart disease, diabetis, influenza, phenomena, meningitis, malaria, polio, and every other disease and cause of death.

What am I missing?

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