Graph of the Day for January 23, 2010

"Hidden within the latest edition of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's FluView was this sentence: ‘The proportion of deaths attributed to pneumonia and influenza was below the epidemic threshold.'  That's right: The great American swine flu epidemic - which led to two proclaimed national emergencies and thousands of spooky news stories - has ended with a whimper."  Michael Fumento.

 Source: 
CDC.


Hoven's Index for January 23, 2010


Number of hospitalizations due to flu from August 30, 2009 to January 9, 2010:  38,454.

Number of deaths due to flu over that time period:  1,779.

Source:  CDC.


Deaths due to the "Spanish" flu of 1918:  50 million to 100 million.

Source:  CDC.


Graph of the Day Archive.

"Hidden within the latest edition of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's FluView was this sentence: ‘The proportion of deaths attributed to pneumonia and influenza was below the epidemic threshold.'  That's right: The great American swine flu epidemic - which led to two proclaimed national emergencies and thousands of spooky news stories - has ended with a whimper."  Michael Fumento.

 Source: 
CDC.


Hoven's Index for January 23, 2010


Number of hospitalizations due to flu from August 30, 2009 to January 9, 2010:  38,454.

Number of deaths due to flu over that time period:  1,779.

Source:  CDC.


Deaths due to the "Spanish" flu of 1918:  50 million to 100 million.

Source:  CDC.


Graph of the Day Archive.