Dr Kroisel, I couldn’t possibly agree with you more. US and sadly UK “news” media are merely sensationalist entertainment for the masses, playing on the fact most people are extremely gullible. There are good news sources out there (The Economist, l’Obs, France 24, Der Spiegel) but otherwise it’s all garbage. In fact I wrote a similar article to yours a couple of days ago:

https://medium.com/@allanmlees59/shock-horror-corona-virus-kills-hardly-anyone-29e8905eefc1

Anyone who enjoys my articles here on Medium may be interested in my books Why Democracy Failed and The Praying Ape, both available from Amazon.