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[ Editor’s Note: These stats confirm Gordon’s earlier claim that basically no children are getting it, so hence it cannot be called a Pandemic. These are official stats, the most solid we have to build on.

Yesterday I had to look up the word cormordities in one article, and it sparked the question of not only the expected age factor with the higher number of seniors expected to die, but also introduced “pre-existing conditions” which I have so far not seen discussed in the news.

I suspect that it is viewed as not sexy enough to pull readership, too much detail, so hence is left out. But again as Gordon had noted, weakened immune systems are a major factor in death rates.

I might add that all the general health recommendations for older people, from diet to exercise, the studies are showing increased lifespan, of which a strong immune system is key.

I am now studying how chronic inflammation, which comes with systemic common diseases, is a double shot problem. Good senior health care is now a major holistic endeavor. It’s like a car engine where on thing wrong is an issue, but several wrong that are not dealt with is going to kill you engine much faster.

But it should not be, for example when there are limited test kits and only one place to get testing now, the CDC, one has to wait 4 to 6 days for test results, a number that should arise if a wider infection area appears.

Trump tamped this aspect down as this is some of the pre-preparedness health issue budget that he wanted cut. That was one reason had has never filled the National health slot on the Nations Security Council. He did not want to be bothered.

That is why we only have the CDC where the tests are run, a huge mistake for a country our size. But $2.5 billion has been put on the table as early testing looks to be the best way to keep the spread down.

The good news there is China has done a good job of walling off Wuhan city and its province which is working so far. Next comes being able to test quickly and get people into quarantine fast. Korea has taken that route.

On the death percentages below, as is pointed out, they are for your chances of dying if you get inJD ]

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…from WorldoMeter,  Last updated: February 29, 4:40 GMT

There are two sources that provide age, sex, and comorbidity statistics:

  • The Report of the WHO-China Joint Mission published on Feb. 28 by WHO, [2] which is based on 55,924 laboratory confirmed cases. The report notes that “The Joint Mission acknowledges the known challenges and biases of reporting crude CFR early in an epidemic” (see also our discussion on: How to calculate the mortality rate during an outbreak)
  • A paper by the Chinese CCDC released on Feb. 17, which is based on72,314 confirmed, suspected, and asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 in China as of Feb. 11, and was published in the Chinese Journal of Epidemiology [1]

We will list data from both, labeling them as “confirmed cases” and “all cases” respectively in the tables.

Age of Coronavirus Deaths

COVID-19 Fatality Rate by AGE:

*Death Rate = (number of deaths / number of cases) = probability of dying if infected by the virus (%). This probability differs depending on the age group. The percentages shown below do not have to add up to 100%, as they do NOT represent share of deaths by age group. Rather, it represents, for a person in a given age group, the risk of dying if infected with COVID-19.

AGE
DEATH RATE
confirmed cases
DEATH RATE
all cases
80+ years old
21.9%
14.8%
70-79 years old
8.0%
60-69 years old
3.6%
50-59 years old
1.3%
40-49 years old
0.4%
30-39 years old
0.2%
20-29 years old
0.2%
10-19 years old
0.2%
0-9 years old
no fatalities

*Death Rate = (number of deaths / number of cases) = probability of dying if infected by the virus (%). The percentages do not have to add up to 100%, as they do NOT represent share of deaths by age group.

In general, relatively few cases are seen among children.

Sex ratio

COVID-19 Fatality Rate by SEX:

*Death Rate = (number of deaths / number of cases) = probability of dying if infected by the virus (%). This probability differs depending on sex. When reading these numbers, it must be taken into account that smoking in China is much more prevalent among males. Smoking increases the risks of respiratory complications.

SEX
DEATH RATE
confirmed cases
DEATH RATE
all cases
Male
4.7%
2.8%
Female
2.8%
1.7%

*Death Rate = (number of deaths / number of cases) = probability of dying if infected by the virus (%). The percentages do not have to add up to 100%, as they do NOT represent share of deaths by sex.

Pre-existing medical conditions (comorbidities)

Patients who reported no pre-existing (“comorbid”) medical conditions had a case fatality rate of 0.9%. Pre-existing illnesses that put patients at higher risk of dying from a COVID-19 infection are:

COVID-19 Fatality Rate by COMORBIDITY:

*Death Rate = (number of deaths / number of cases) = probability of dying if infected by the virus (%). This probability differs depending on pre-existing condition. The percentage shown below does NOT represent in any way the share of deaths by pre-existing condition. Rather, it represents, for a patient with a given pre-existing condition, the risk of dying if infected by COVID-19.

PRE-EXISTING CONDITION
DEATH RATE
confirmed cases
DEATH RATE
all cases
Cardiovascular disease
13.2%
10.5%
Diabetes
9.2%
7.3%
Chronic respiratory disease
8.0%
6.3%
Hypertension
8.4%
6.0%
Cancer
7.6%
5.6%
no pre-existing conditions
0.9%

*Death Rate = (number of deaths / number of cases) = probability of dying if infected by the virus (%). The percentages do not have to add up to 100%, as they do NOT represent share of deaths by condition.

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2 COMMENTS

  1. Children are getting it, but they recover quickly from stong immmune system.
    Deaths by race they do not publish because most probably this was a bioweapn introduced either intentionally or not, and a man made vioweapon that targeted the Chinese race specifically. Evidence North Korea immediately called it a vioweapon, and so did China
    Any coronavirus cases in Israel yet? Maybe their religion and “race” really is superior to others?

    • @Kone, I’ve been asking the very same question about the criminal state. If they do, will they be Palestinians? Or Chinese contractors? Just to divert attention from the Self Chosen one’s.

      BDS 2020

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