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New COVID-19 strain three times more deadly – Fraser Coast Chronicle

Brazil coronavirus strain: Variant three times more deadly for those aged 18-45, research shows

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The new coronavirus variant sweeping through Brazil, and spreading to other nations around the world, is proving to be up to three times more deadly for young people, according to research.It is also spreading more quickly among younger people with cases among Brazilians in their 30s, 40s, and 50s are up by 565 per cent, 626 per cent and 525 per cent respectively since the beginning of January, according to Brazilian public health institute Fiocruz.
In comparison, during the same periods the increase…

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