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Walter Dannenmaier

Is there proof that these citizens died OF corona virus and not WITH Corona virus?

Gary Scoggin

I’ll take the word of the attending physicians. But do you honestly believe that makes a big difference in the numbers?

Bailey Jones

It's just one of the seeds of doubt the anti-maskers cling to. I imagine it's like hanging on to one of those climbing walls. They have to believe, honestly or not, - otherwise they'll fall off. It must be exhausting. It's so much easier with your feet on solid ground.

Terri Abraham

A couple of years ago, my mother went into the hospital with appendicitis. She ended up dying a few months later, because of things that happened after she got appendicitis, that wouldn't have happened if she hadn't gotten it. So, she died because of the appendicitis.

Same with people who get corona virus, but die due to the pneumonia or blood clot it caused. They wouldn't have gotten those if the Covid hadn't sickened them 1st.

Wayne D Holt

By my reckoning, that gives Galveston County, since the March onset of counting, a total fatality rate of 0.000147059 percent of the county's population.

This is approx. 1/10,000 of the lowest fatality rate medical professionals predicted we would suffer. I suggest we buy a Magic 8 Ball for the next go-round.

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