Coronavirus vs Influenza

feb18 gf 2The latest report from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) indicate the flue has caused the deaths of 10,000-25,000 Americans, hospitalized 180,000, and sickened 19 million so far in the 2019-2020 season.

900 people worldwide have died from Coronavirus. There have been only a handful of cases in the United States, with no deaths reported. So why is the public so panicked over this outbreak?