I believe that is a valid question, although I do not doubt that the virus IS deadly....why are the discarded masks not treated as hazardous waste? Where are the medical waste bins to put them in?
We should have disposal processes in place in every public toilet facility, for starters.
Yes it has/is.The videos that came out of China initially were terrifying, but whatever was going on there didn't happen anywhere else, people dropping in the streets, dead and dying in hospital waiting rooms etc.
Revisit @MatsuShimizu 's offering on the Delta variant in India.