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Resident Fellow @AEI. Partner @NEA. Contributor @CNBC. 23rd Commissioner of the @US_FDA 2017 to 2019. @Pfizer @Illumina @AetionInc @TempusLabs

Jun 21, 2020 2:18 AM
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THREAD: Covid deaths skew heavily toward older Americans, similar to flu deaths; but almost 20% of the Covid deaths occurred among 35-64 year-olds. 1/2

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Another difference in the two data sets is more flu deaths occur, tragically, in toddlers under age 4. It’s unclear if Covid deaths would skew similarly if the Covid epidemic grew as large as a typical flu season, and prevalence expanded in ways that left more infants exposed 2/2