COVID-19 CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC

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COVID-19 CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC

COVID-19 CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC

Coronavirus Cases:

331,578

Deaths:

14,437

Recovered:

96,958

COVID-19 CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC
COVID-19 CORONA VIRUS PANDEMIC

Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) is an infectious disease caused by a new virus

The disease causes respiratory illness (like the flu) with symptoms such as a cough, fever, and in more severe cases, difficulty breathing. You can protect yourself by washing your hands frequently, avoiding touching your face, and avoiding close contact (1 meter or 3 feet) with people who are unwell.

Age and conditions of Coronavirus cases

According to early estimates by China’s National Health Commission (NHC), about 80% of those who died were over the age of 60 and 75% of them had pre-existing health conditions such as cardiovascular diseases and diabetes.

According to the WHO Situation Report no. 7 issued on Jan. 27:

  • The median age of cases detected outside of China is 45 years, ranging from 2 to 74 years.
  • 71% of the cases were male.

A study of 138 hospitalized patients with NCIP found that the median age was 56 years (interquartile range, 42-68; range, 22-92 years) and 75 (54.3%) were men.

The WHO, in its Myth busters FAQs, addresses the question: “Does the new coronavirus affect older people, or are younger people also susceptible?” by answering that:

Abdul Rehman
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