In pre-print, a study from researchers with Leverhulme Centre for Demographic Science, University of Oxford, and Nuffield College, UK, looks at how demographics play a role in the fatality rates of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Because COVID-19 has a much higher mortality rate among older adults, countries with aging populations like Italy have a much higher risk of a higher death rate among residents.

 

Source: geographyrealm.com

 

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