A graphic (literally) view of swine flu panic

September 18, 2009  ·  Michael Fumento  ·  Weblog

From the CDC:

Here we see a graph line of doctor visits for people claiming to have "flu-like" symptoms. It's practically going straight up.

But here we see hospitalizations for confirmed cases of influenza broken down by age categories. The lines are essentially flat.

Finally, the daily count bar chart at FluTracker shows no more cases being reported now than a month ago, and far fewer than a couple of weeks ago.

Fewer cases; far more "flu-like" symptoms.

Point made.