WHO statement - "Older people are at highest risk from COVID-19": Should the hypothesis be corroborated or rejected?

Med Hypotheses. 2020 Jun 16;144:109896. doi: 10.1016/j.mehy.2020.109896. Online ahead of print.


Coronavirus COVID 19 has become a threat to mankind affecting millions of people worldwide. United States, Italy and Spain has the highest number of Coronavirus cases as of April 30, 2020. According to World Health Organization (WHO) statement - "Older people are at highest risk from COVID-19". However, in contrast to the statement, some new studies and findings have come to light. And this has created confusion in our mind as to whether the hypothesis should be corroborated or rejected.

Keywords: COVID-19; Corona; WHO.

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