In february a cruise ship with 3700 people on board was placed under quarantine for 2 weeks. Finaly around 20% of the people on the boat got infected. 10 people died (1.6% of the infected).This is the age distribution of the infected.
Some Chinese studies seem to indicate that 86% of Covid-19 infected show no symptons at all.
Novartis Chief Executive Vas Narasimhan said his Sandoz generics unit’s malaria, lupus and arthritis drug hydroxychloroquine is the company’s biggest hope against the coronavirus. “Pre-clinical studies in animals as well as the first data from clinical studies show that hydroxychloroquine kills the coronavirus” https://www.tagesanzeiger.ch/sonntagszeitung/das-malariamittel-ist-unsere-groesste-hoffnung/story/23326259 & https://finance.yahoo.com/news/novartis-ceo-says-malaria-drug-072752054.html?guccounter=1&guce_referrer=aHR0cHM6Ly90LmNvL0drRm5pTWxTWXg_YW1wPTE&guce_referrer_sig=AQAAAAMGh59k2Ail7hNoome4l-3vc9chsHdez0Q6fP7lDDzjfzYNBE9yD0LntSRybeco2Qp6UV5n4HM3Ir7yvB1jpMBg2wV-wXYX7UqFTci154UqV9qgGD6tRncFHk5u6uEPGLnprvcH4X5okpA_m62RlSUHgdlxa5aLmFEp9gW1xdRT
Mid march Belgium and Sweden seemed in a similar Codvid-19 position. Belgium went in lockdown. Sweden took softer measures. Some experts* warned that Sweden took too few actions. We follow the situation calmly. We know that those figures are not always comparable (probably not all countries give reliable figures). We added Denmark as well (strongerContinue reading “Evolution number of deaths Belgium versus Sweden”
Mr. Drosten, whose team of researchers developed the first COVID-19 test used in the public domain estimates Germany has been testing around 120,000 people a week for COVID-19 during the monthlong period from late February to now, the most extensive testing regimen in the world. https://www.npr.org/2020/03/25/820595489/why-germanys-coronavirus-death-rate-is-far-lower-than-in-other-countries