Coronavirus patients are ‘much less likely to die now than in early days of pandemic’


Patients admitted to hospital with the coronavirus are “much less likely to die now than in the early days of the pandemic”, a new study has found.

Experts found that over the course of the pandemic, doctors have become better at averting deaths of people they are treating with Covid-19.

Researchers at New York University found that there was a big drop in mortality rates among hospital cases.

This was seen across all age groups and included people with underlying health issues – which is a factor when it comes to the severity of the coronavirus and survival rates.

While mortality rates have gone down in Covid-19 patients, one of the study’s authors, Dr Leora Horwitz, said the mortality rate remained higher in other infectious diseases – including the flu. US SPREAD GOOD NEWS!

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