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Kempe

The 0.07% death rate refers to the population as a whole, for those known to have been infected death rates around the world vary but in the UK 2.6% have died. This compares to less than 1% for normal ‘flu. There is also the matter of long term effects, the so-called ‘long Covid’. Of the five people I know who caught Covid in the spring two are still suffering, mainly general fatigue and shortness of breath, but as yet it’s impossible to know if they’ll ever fully recover.