Saturday, April 4, 2020

WHO warns more young people dying from coronavirus

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Officials from the World Health Organization (WHO) said Friday that they are seeing more cases of young people dying from the coronavirus.

“We are seeing more and more younger individuals who are experiencing severe disease,” Maria Van Kerkhove, head of WHO’s emerging diseases and zoonosis unit, said at an online news briefing.

“We’ve seen some data from a number of countries across Europe where people of younger age have died," Van Kerkhove added. "Some of those individuals have had underlying conditions, but some have not.”  Read more >>