Coronavisus: How it affects the body

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an attack on the lungs-

Fighting the coronavirus has been a challenge against the unknown.The 99 patients that were taken to hospital had pneumonia- the lungs become inflamed, the tiny sacs where oxygen moves from the air to the blood start filling with water.

so far the symptoms were

  • 82 had fever
  • 81 had a cough
  • 11 had muscle pain
  • 9 confusion
  • 8 headache
  • 5 sore throat

People with weak immune system were also affected

  • 40 had weak heart or damaged blood vessels from heart disease,heart failure and stroke
  • 12 Patients were diabetic

It seems to have affected middle age men the worst average age 56. The reason could be because of social and culture. Men could more likely exposed to the virus.

.Dr Li Zhang "The reduced susceptibilty of females to viral infections could be attributed to the protection from X chromosome and sex horomones which play an important role in immunity.