Forget about mortality rate, this is why you should be worried about coronavirus
2022 Edit: It still gets a few hundred views a month, so it’s worth a little foreword:
This was first written in January 2020 and immediately exploded. It reached over a million views within within the first three days and was republished in a few other places online with my permission.
As you can see from the comments I was accused of being alarmist and overstating the danger. It was shared so widely because people were reading it and panicking.