COVID-19 case fatality rates
If 1,000 people became infected with the novel Coronavirus, how many people may die?
This article looks at the COVID-19 case fatality rate. I also look at why this proportion differs between countries.
Challenges and caution
Estimating the deadliness of a new virus is challenging.
In opening remarks on 3rd March, Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (WHO Director-General) said: