Experts compared the outbreak COVID 19 c the worst epidemics

MOSCOW, 23 APR – RIA Novosti. Experts of Deutsche Bank questioned the fact that the spread of coronavirus can become the worst pandemic in human history, RBC reports.

the authors of the study, flash COVID-19 will not be included in the twenty most deadly. They studied 23 pandemic that claimed the lives of at least 100 thousand people each, and then compare mortality rates.

the Most disastrous for humanity was the plague pandemic of 1347-1351 years, also known as “black death.” Then from the disease died 42 percent of the world population — 200 million people. Second in the ranking was the plague of 541-542 years with 60 million victims (28.5 percent of the population).

the Most deadly disease of modern times remains AIDS. The result of HIV infection since the discovery of the disease in 1981 and currently died of 0.57% of the population (30 million people).

the Outbreak COVID-19 caused by a virus SARS-CoV-2, occurred in the Chinese city of Wuhan at the end of December. Outside China, the disease was diagnosed in patients more than 210 countries. In mid-March, the world health organization (who) declared a pandemic of coronavirus in the world.

In Russia, revealed 57 999 cases of infection, more than 4.4 thousand patients have recovered.

Current data on the situation of COVID-19 in Russia and the world presented on the portal stopmanager.of the Russian Federation.