Coronavirus outstripped swine flu mortality rate

Coronavirus outstripped swine flu mortality rate

The number of coronavirus victims has reached more than 19 thousand people, which is already a thousand more than the mortality rate in the swine flu epidemic.

The number of coronavirus victims has hit the mortality rate during the swine flu pandemic in 2009-2010, as evidenced by the John Hopkins Center, which regularly updates statistics on reported cases across countries and around the world.

As of March 25, in the incomplete 4 months during which the infection spread throughout the world, 19,120 deaths from complications caused by the disease were recorded.

However, from the pandemic H1N1 flu, better known in Ukraine as swine flu, at the end of the pandemic, which lasted more than a year (from March-April 2009 to August 2010, when the pandemic was announced, – ed.) 18 were killed thousand 449 people. The greatest number of victims was in America – more than 8.5 thousand people and in Europe – more than 4.8 thousand people.

Most deaths were recorded in Italy – more than 6.8 thousand people and China, where the outbreak of a new virus was first recorded – more than 3.1 thousand people.

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At the same time, according to the latest data, France recorded a record daily number of deaths from coronavirus.

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