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Coronavirus Live Updates: Disease Caused by Virus Is Deadlier Than the Flu

Coronavirus Live Updates: Disease Caused by Virus Is Deadlier Than the Flu

The global death rate of the new coronavirus is 3.4 percent, the W.H.O. says. The head of the World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the global mortality rate for Covid-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus, was 3.4 percent. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the organization’s director general, said in …

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Coronavirus Live Updates: Disease Is Roughly 20 Times Deadlier Than Seasonal Flu

Coronavirus Live Updates: Disease Is Roughly 20 Times Deadlier Than Seasonal Flu

The new virus is deadlier than the one that causes the flu. An analysis of 44,672 coronavirus patients in China whose diagnoses were confirmed by laboratory testing has found that 1,023 had died by Feb. 11. That’s a fatality rate of 2.3 percent. Figures released on a daily basis suggest …

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