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[–]jet199 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

The flu has been around for a long time.It has had the chance to spread in a far larger part of the population.

Nope, we get new strains of flu every year and it dies down in the summer so less people are infected.

You have no idea right now whether the number of deaths are due to measures taken or due to the different genetic make ups and general health of the populations. Japan had a very weak response to the virus but very few deaths. Northern Italy had many more deaths than the South with the same measures in both areas. It could well be people in Greece are simply fitter and thinner than those in northern Italy.