Does age really matter in contracting Covid-19 disease?

Researchers from Hokkaido University, Japan, have found that the age of an individual doesn’t show that they are so prone to develop Covid-19 disease.

In any case, three components are age-dependent: advancement of symptoms, progression of the infection, and mortality.

These outcomes are based on the work by a group of researchers who utilized numerical modelling to study Coronavirus susceptibility in patients from Japan, Spain, and Italy. Their outcomes were published in the journal Scientific Reports.

The three nations were picked based on very much recorded, publicly available information; the analysts expressed in a news release by the university.

The information revealed that, as of May 2020, the death rate (number of deaths per 100,000) was 382.3 for Italy, 507.2 for Spain and 13.2 for Japan.

Disregarding the wide uniqueness in death rates, the analysts clarified that the age distribution of mortality (the relative number of deaths per age group) was similar for these nations.

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