8 countries have coronavirus death rates above 10%, either due to disaster or limited testing

“COVID death totals will be much, much greater than the flu,” Andrew Noymer, an associate professor of public health at UC Irvine and an expert in flu pandemics, told The San Jose Mercury News. … “Not everyone is susceptible to the flu. Everyone is susceptible to COVID-19,” Noymer said. “These flu comparisons are missing the forest for the trees.”