Trump’s Favorite Coronavirus Metric, The Case Fatality, Is Unreliable

Posted by on July 24, 2020 5:00 am
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President Trump speaks during a briefing Tuesday at the White House, with a chart showing case fatality rate behind him.

President Trump often cites the coronavirus case fatality rate, saying it is more important than the number of cases or deaths. But medical experts say it’s not a good way to measure the pandemic.

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