the Chief medical adviser to the UK government Chris witty has listed factors that increase the risk of infection by coronavirus and death from COVID-19.
First he called the age of patients and encouraged to protect the elderly during a pandemic. At risk people with underlying medical diseases such as cardiovascular. “About 90% of deaths had at least another disease,” RIA Novosti quoted the doctor.
the Third factor uitti was named Paul. According to him, men are much more likely than women infected with coronavirus, and while specialists have not been able to establish the reasons why this is so.
Earlier, the chief doctor of the hospital in Kommunarka Denis Protsenko said that the average age of patients who died of coronavirus compared to 68.1 years. Most of them had comorbidities in the form of diabetes, chronic heart failure, etc.