COVID-19 News

Key overviews: Medical

Corona is likely to have overall fatality rates of 0.5-1% of infected: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-020-01738-2

Fatality in younger age classes (<60) in developing countries seems to be significantly higher than in industrialized countries, see India (https://www.hindustantimes.com/opinion/is-india-s-covid-19-death-rate-higher-than-italy-s/story-F73TUEHkNkDrgBT6WAeDEM.html ) Peru with significant levels for males already from 40 years: https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.06.14.20123315v1.full.pdf , Mexico: https://www.eluniversal.com.mx/english/mexico-beats-odds-younger-people-are-likely-die-covid-19-or-statistics-are-result-under

Susceptibility to infection in individuals under 20 years of age is approximately half that of adults >20 years. Clinical symptoms manifest in ~20% of children (10-19 years), results from multi-country modelling

~0.4 billion people worldwide are at serious risk if infected by Corona, with concentrations in African countries with high HIV/AIDS prevalence, and small island nations with high diabetes prevalence