Coronavirus kills one in five cancer patients

Coronavirus, Health, Science

Covid-19 kills one in every five cancer patients who contracts it, according to data from the world’s first meta-analysis of global research.

The coronavirus fatality rate for cancer patients was 273 per cent higher than for all other patients with the virus included in the study. The data analysis also revealed that specific cancer types greatly elevate the risk of death from Covid


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** This post was originally published on November 7, 2020 **