Coronavirus’ Primary Targets: Seniors, Men, Cigarette Smokers

March 2, 2020

Viruses can attack one segment of the population more severely than another. The 1918 flu, which claimed 50 million lives globally, particularly affected young adults. The Zika outbreak that ravaged through Brazil in 2015-2016 had an impact that was especially devastating pregnant females, attacking the brains of the foetuses they carried. COVID-19, the illness triggered by the coronavirus which originated in Asia, appears to reach more severe levels with with…