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Old 01-24-2020, 09:01 AM
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Originally Posted by A Student View Post
A 3% mortality rate seems high? I'm definitely not an expert on epidemics, but that doesn't seem "bad."

I'm almost curious enough to try and find mortality rates for some other plagues. Almost...
3% is low for a plague, but it's high for a cold or flu.

If 3% of the world's population dies, that's ~200 million people, that's enormous.
If your grandfather starting raving about buying countries and being the chosen one, at the barest minimum you'd confiscate his car keys.
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