You wrote Around 45% of Americans have conditions that would make the coronavirus very dangerous, such as diabetes, obesity, or simply being older.

Where is the evidence for “simply being older?” A very small percentage of “older” people live in nursing homes, yet nursing homes account for 1/3 of coronavirus deaths in the US. I haven’t seen any data that separates the effects of age from the effects of being in a nursing home. Eric Driscoll’s comment makes a similar point.

Go to this link

and look at the column “without underlying conditions.” Age effects disappear.

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