COVID-19 hundreds of times more deadly for people over 60 than people under 40

HOW DEADLY IS SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19? And what are the risks of death for people of different ages and demographics? These have been hard numbers to calculate during this pandemic. To calculate the true death rate — more accurately called the infection-fatality ratio (IFR) — you would simply divide the total number […]