What if there already is a large latent-immune population?

From: https://medium.com/@tomaspueyo/coronavirus-act-today-or-people-will-die-f4d3d9cd99ca
From: https://medium.com/@tomaspueyo/coronavirus-act-today-or-people-will-die-f4d3d9cd99ca
https://www.latimes.com/world-nation/story/2020-03-11/germany-coronavirus-merkel and https://www.dailykos.com/stories/2020/3/13/1927193/-UCSF-COVID-19-Panel-Notes

So it’s very easy to get very scary with all of this:

There are 100 thousand ICU beds in the US; even if all of those beds were unoccupied and we get all of the COVID-19 patients into the beds there’s only enough room for 2 million cases in a given month.

There are reasons to believe things are not so dire

The problem with all of the harrowing numbers cited: they all presume there is no latent immunity in the population.

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1386653211004732
https://www.journalofinfection.com/article/S0163-4453(20)30101-8/pdf
https://medium.com/@tomaspueyo/coronavirus-act-today-or-people-will-die-f4d3d9cd99ca

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