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Marion Koopmans: coronavirus is not so contagious at all

February 28, 2020

Outside on the street, mouth caps do not appear to have any effect, even though the virus is not so contagious at all", says Koopmans. "But what we do see is that a whole group of people get sick if you don't pay attention properly."

Three out of 100

Three in 100 patients succumb to the virus, and with that, the mortality rate is three to six times greater than with a normal flu.
Young people under 30 are particularly have a much better chance of survival than older people. Erasmus MC is investigating how that can be done. It's one of the studies on the virus. The results are not expected for several months.