How dangerous is the new Coronavirus?

Apr 18, 20

In less developed countries, the added surge in demand resulting from COVID-19 is likely to cripple struggling health care systems.

During the 2014–15 Ebola outbreak in West Africa, access to health care services was reduced by 50%, exacerbating malaria, HIV/AIDS, and tuberculosis mortality rates. The indirect impact of mortality from other diseases actually surpassed the number of deaths caused by Ebola.