Coronavirus: who’s most at risk?

Young people are in least danger, while men could be more likely to contract the virus and the over-80s are most likely to perish

8th March, 2020
Coronavirus: who’s most at risk?
The vast majority of cases were in older age groups, with almost 90 per cent of confirmed cases among those over 30 years of age.

As new studies of the novel coronavirus emerge, Covid-19 has been shown to affect different demographics with varying levels of severity.

The China Centre for Disease Control released a study of who the virus is most affecting, based on data from all 72,314 chinese patients diagnosed with Covid-19 as of February 11.

It found that the vast majority of cases were in older age groups, with almost 90 per cent of confirmed cases among those over 30...

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