Coronavirus fatalities in Italy largely among elderly, underlying conditions
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Those who fell prey to the novel coronavirus in Italy were overwhelmingly elderly people with underlying medical conditions, new data shows.
According to data from the country’s ISS health institute, nearly 96 percent of coronavirus-related fatalities in Italy also had preexisting conditions. The virus took the lives of people in Italy who were, on average, 80 years old. The trend was also noted at a news conference on Friday by Silvio Brusaferro, ISS chief.
While the government plans to open its borders in early June, a raging nightlife scene has reportedly alarmed politicians. Though some young people may disregard health risks due to virus transmission, the ISS data shows that about 30 percent of coronavirus cases are among those under 50, Bloomberg reported. Further, as of May …continued .
[Source: Fox News]