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How age, gender affect corona infection occurrence

How age, gender affect corona infection occurrence

With the spread of coronavirus around the world, scientists have analyzed the likelihood of infection among individuals if it is related to age, gender and health conditions, and if these factors will help in how infected cases infected respond to the vaccine for this virus.

How does coronavirus affect children?

An analysis issued by the China Center for Disease Control and Prevention showed that the lower the age, the lower the likelihood of Coronavirus infection. The study showed that an age of less than 10 years, there were only 1 percent infected cases.

The occurrence of the infection increased to 8 percent, as the average age between 20 and 29 years, while the rate shot up to 87 percent between the ages of 30 and 79.


Does the gender increase the likelihood of infection?

The report also showed that men are more likely to be infected with the virus than women are, with men being infected with Coronavirus by 4.7 percent, while women are nearly the half of this percentage.

Does the medical condition increase the likelihood of infection?

The report also indicates that the rate of infection and mortality of this virus increases when it is associated with other diseases such as cardiovascular diseases and chronic respiratory diseases, where the mortality rate due to Coronavirus infection reaches 13.2 percent and 8 percent respectively for cases infected with these diseases in addition to the virus itself.

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