USA Today: Chinese Coronavirus offers reasons for concern but not for panic

https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/todaysdebate/2020/01/29/coronavirus-offers-reasons-concern-but-not-panic-editorials-debates/4608938002/

“This just in: A deadly virus spreading around the globe will result in the death of tens of thousands of Americans. We are certain about this because it always does. Its name is influenza.

“As recently as the 2017-18 season, it resulted in 61,000 American fatalities. The death toll from the flu is worth noting in light of the coronavirus spreading through, and outside of, China. In the United States, the public health threat from the flu is far greater than that from the exotic new virus, and likely will remain that way. “

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