‘Only COVID matters’: Ben Fordham highlights deaths other than coronavirus
Ben Fordham has called for perspective as Australia records its 1,000 COVID death.
Australia is ranked 118th in the world for total COVID deaths.
At its peak, coronavirus was killing 5,000 people a day in India, 4,000 a day in Brazil and 3,000 a day in America.
Australia has had 56,000 cases of COVID with 1,003 deaths – a survival rate of 98 per cent.
- A third of the deaths were over the age of 90.
- 75 per cent over the age of 80.
- 90 per cent over the age of 70.
- One per cent were under the age of 50.
The majority of deaths, 63 per cent, were from the Victorian Aged Care outbreak.
650 people died in Victorian Aged Care last year when there was no vaccine.
200,000 Australians have died in the same period COVID killed 1,003.
In the same period;
- 70,000 people died from cancer
- 20,000 from Dementia and Alzheimer’s
- 19,000 from heart disease
- 17,000 from respiratory diseases
- 13,000 from strokes and other related conditions
- 4,500 from suicide
- 1,500 in motor vehicle accidents.
“Have we stopped worrying about all these other health issues as we obsess about coronavirus?”
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