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Older people are more susceptible to the new coronavirus?

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: 2020-02-08 21:30
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Rumor: Older people are more susceptible to the new coronavirus.

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People of all ages can be infected by the new coronavirus. Older people and people with pre-existing medical conditions (such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease) appear to be more vulnerable to becoming severely ill with the virus. WHO advises people of all ages to take steps to protect themselves.

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