Whether it is or is not worse than the flu does not matter. The discussion has always been when and how to reopen. Dr. Erickson’s position is that shelter in place does nothing to save lives, and may in face compromise more people’s immune systems than some return to normalcy. The only thing we’re discussing is when and how to open. Data is growing that the virus is not as dangerous as previously imagined. We also know who the populations are that should take additional precautions. He does nothing more than making the case for reopening most businesses with looser safety guidelines. The comparison between Sweden and Norway is much harder to refute than anyone’s estimation of fatality and infection rates.