Since the outbreak began at the beginning of December, 2019, as of January 29, 2020 - 170 people have died from the virus.
According to the CDC, during the 21 week long 2018/2019 influenza season, there were 35.5 MILLION people sickened by the flu and 34,200 deaths. That's 232 influenza deaths EVERY * SINGLE * DAY!
The flu is exponentially more contagious than the coronavirus yet no one panics. There is already a vaccine and people refuse to get it. So far for the 2020 flu season, there have been 8,200 deaths and 140,000 hospitalizations. Contrast that with the 6000 cases of the coronavirus and 170 deaths and simply put...
... you all make no sense at all!