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Source: Coronavirus News  Mar 05, 2020  24 days ago
Breaking! WHO Admits Mortality Rate Of Coronavirus Is 3.4 Percent Or More And That New Virus Is More Dangerous Than Thought
Breaking! WHO Admits Mortality Rate Of Coronavirus Is 3.4 Percent Or More And That New Virus Is More Dangerous Than Thought
Source: Coronavirus News  Mar 05, 2020  24 days ago
While we still have lots of ignorant “medical experts” and charlatans saying publicly on media than the new Covid-19 disease that is caused by the SARS-Cov-2 coronavirus is comparable to that of the common cold or influenza, more studies are emerging from China and elsewhere that this far more than this.


 
WHO or World health officials have now publicly now announced that the mortality rate for COVID-19 is 3.4% globally and may be even more. This is higher than the previous estimates of 2%. For those intellectually challenged (especially some at the White House!), as an example to illustrate the seriousness of the figures, if only 10 per cent of the American population was to contract the Covid-19 disease, we could possibly see 1.1 million Americans dead.
 
WHO Director-General, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said during a press briefing at the agency’s headquarters in Geneva, “Globally, about 3.4% of reported COVID-19 cases have died.  In comparison, seasonal flu generally kills far fewer than 1% of those infected.”
 
In earlier announcements, The World Health Organization had said last week that the mortality rate of COVID-19 can differ, ranging from 0.7% to up to 4%, depending on the quality of the health-care system where it’s treated.
 
Earlier in the outbreak, WHO officials had concluded the death rate was around 2.3%. (Note that the WHO is evolving at slightly lower rate than the virus!)
 
During another press briefing Monday, WHO officials admitted that they do not know how COVID-19 behaves, saying it’s not like influenza. They added that while much is known about the seasonal flu, such as how it’s transmitted and what treatments work to suppress the disease, that same information is still in question when it comes to the coronavirus.
 
Tedros said on Monday, “This is a unique virus, with unique features. This virus is not influenza. We are in uncharted territory.”
 
The executive director of WHO’s health emergencies program, Dr. Mike Ryan, said Monday that the coronavirus isn’t transmitting the same exact way as the flu and health officials have been given a “glimmer, a chink of light” that the virus could be contained. 
 
Dr Ryan added, “Here we have a disease for which we have no vaccine, no treatment, we don’t fully understand transmission, we don’t fully understand case mortality, but what we have been genuinely heartened by is that unlike influenza, where countries have fought back, where they’ve put in place strong measures, we’ve remarkably seen that the virus is suppressed.”
 
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