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Leaked medical conference documents reveal US hospitals preparing for 96 million coronavirus infections and 480,000 deaths

Leaked documents from a lecturer at the American Hospital Association (AHA) conference in February reveal that US hospitals are preparing for: – 96 million coronavirus infections – 4.8 million hospitalizations – 480,000 deaths in the USA.  This is now reported by both the UK Daily Mail as well as Business Insider. As the UK Daily Mail reports:  Dr. James Lawler, a professor at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, presented the harrowing ‘best guess’ estimates of the extent of the outbreak to hospitals and health professionals as part of the AHA webinar called ‘What healthcare leaders need to know: Preparing for the COVID-19’ on February 26. The slides projected very high death rates for people older than 60. As explained: People aged 80 and over have a 14.8% chance of dying if they contract the infection, the slides revealed. The risk declines with youth, though those aged 70-79 and 60-69 are still placed at a significant risk, with 8% and 3.6% mortality rates respectively.  Read more....

 

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