99.9987% of Under-20s Survive Covid, Study Finds – And 97.1% of the Elderly Do As Well

How deadly is COVID-19? Early last year renowned epidemiologist Professor John Ioannidis published an analysis of seroprevalence (antibody) studies from 2020 which concluded the infection fatality rate (IFR) of COVID-19 – the proportion of those infected who die – was around 0.15% globally. It varied significantly by region, up to 0.3%-0.4% in Europe and the Americas and down to 0.05% in Africa and Asia.

99.9987% of Under-20s Survive Covid, Study Finds – And 97.1% of the Elderly Do As Well

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