Let Us Put the COVID-2019 in Perspective
In several days, the current 125K worldwide cases of the novel coronavirus disease COVID-2019 will turn into at least a million and will keep on growing. Just like flu, which results in some 500 million cases a year, coronavirus is here to stay and multiply. In the meantime, mass media will thrive on showcasing in red fonts the growing infection numbers.
Personally, I am not worried about the CoV-2019 disease. I am worried about the impact that the fear of the disease and the ensuing panic will have on our society and economy. So, let's analyze this. By rationally looking at the statistics and math.