Yes I'm sure the 5,845 confirmed dead, and the satellite footage of mass trenches of bodies in Iran reported by the New York Times, are just overblow, and they just had sniffly colds. As a medical professional and biostatistician, I defer to your expert judgement on this as a layperson.
Its very easy when you're living a carefree privledged life to forget that these are real people, and it's about more than whether you get your plastic crack fix this week. When factories shut down, or wharfs stop shipping goods, these casual employees get stood down and lose their livelihood.
Writing snarky little comments on a message board might give you a smug sense of satisfaction, but others see it as ignorance and low character.