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The average deaths per year from the flu for the past 9 years in the US is 37,461 and after the incredible lockdown and isolation across the country, the deaths from coronavirus in just 6 weeks have crossed 40,000.

The statistical data provided by the CDC confirms the average death rate of people died from flu in the United States in the past 9 years was 37,461.

The statistical data provided by the CDC confirms the average death rate of people died from flu in the United States in the past 9 years was 37,461.Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published the details of the impacts of flu in the U.S. ranging from 2010 to 2019. It detailed that the number of people who died from flu since 2010 was in between 12,000-60,000 per year whereas the average death rate in 9 years is approximately 37,461.

CDC's summary of the 2017-2018 Influenza Season reveals that flu-related deaths in the country have ranged from about 12,000 to 56,000 in every year.

According to articles published by the BBC and the CNN, the deaths in the United States due to COVID-19 have crossed 40,000 mark, making it the world's highest death toll country as of 21 April 2020.

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