COVID-19 Deaths Are Mostly Caused By Coronavirus

Why saying that only 6% of deaths are caused by the coronavirus is misleading and wrong

Gideon M-K; Health Nerd
6 min readAug 31, 2020

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There are SO MANY stock photos of COVID-19 it is hard to know where to start, but this styrofoam wonder is a great one Source: Pexels

As an epidemiologist, watching the COVID-19 pandemic unfold has been a bit surreal. Terms like basic reproduction number, or R0, have gone from fairly finicky things only spoken about in the musty hallways of universities to common…

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