New Delhi : On Friday, the number of corona infections in the world crossed 3.03 crore, while the number of dead has also exceeded 9.51 lakh. 22 million people affected by the epidemic have also recovered. Meanwhile, a study has revealed that Corona may reduce the average age worldwide.
According to a study published in the journal PLOS One, COVID-19 can cause a short-term decline in life expectancy worldwide. Whereas in severely affected areas’ life expectancy will be more affected. The study cautioned that if comprehensive reforms were not made in the field of health services, socioeconomic conditions and education, the situation would be serious in future. The average age in European and North American countries may decline by 10 percent.
Thailand has the first death from the Corona virus after more than 100 days on Friday. A health official said an infected Thai citizen had returned from abroad earlier this month. The head of the Department of Medical Services, Somsuk Aksilp, said that a 54-year-old interpreter working for the Thai Labor Ministry in Saudi Arabia was treated for two weeks in a hospital in Bangkok and died on Friday.
According to a recent study, the COVID-19 pandemic can cause a short-term decline in life expectancy in severely affected areas of the world. This study examined the effect of COVID-19-related deaths on life expectancy for four broad areas across multiple rates of infection and age groups.
Associate Professor Giliuom Maros of the Asian Demographic Research Institute of Shanghai University of China reported that the impact of COVID-19 on life expectancy is probably already felt at the sub-national level, which has been severely affected. The study has been published in the journal PLOS One.
The thousands of millions of samples of corona found so far suggest that the corona is rapidly changing its form. Around 22 stable mutates of the coronavirus have been identified worldwide, of which two are the most resistant. This information was given by Russia Public Health Monitoring Center Rospotrebnadzor on Friday.