The doctor called the three deadly factors in coronavirus

MOSCOW, April 17 — RIA Novosti. England’s chief medical officer Chris witty has listed the factors that uniquely increase the risk of infection and death during coronavirus infection. Video of his speech posted on YouTube.

First he called the age of patients, which in many cases led to death. It is therefore important to protect the elderly during a pandemic, said witty.

in addition, the “absolutely clear” that at risk are people with underlying medical conditions, such as cardiovascular, he continued.

“About 90 percent of deaths from the coronavirus had at least another disease,” the doctor said.

third, he emphasized that men are much more likely than women to become infected COVID-19 “for reasons that are not entirely clear”. Thus, gender also becomes a risk factor during an outbreak of coronavirus.

Pandemic coronavirus infection has captured almost all countries of the world. According to the world health organization has recorded more than 2 million cases COVID-19, more than 139 thousand patients died.

In the UK the total number of infected reached 108 692, 14 576 patients died.

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