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Study analyzes COVID fatality rate using age and GDP as proxies for the quality and abundance of healthcare – News-Medical.Net

The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed over 2.5 million lives globally as of today. The case fatality rate (CFR) is an important parameter in COVID-19 mortality research…

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The COVID-19 pandemic has claimed over 2.5 million lives globally as of today. The case fatality rate (CFR) is an important parameter in COVID-19 mortality research and is defined as the ratio of the number of infected cases to the death toll number.
CFR serves as a quantitative metric for the severity or lethality of COVID-19 infection. It can be a reference to compare with other infectious diseases such as Ebola or severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS). A critical application of CFR is to determine…

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