A new study shows that while mortality rates for cardiovascular disease and cancer have dropped among diabetics, the same is not true for phneumonia. Photo: Shutterstock

Coronavirus: pneumonia mortality rates for diabetics remain troubling, study shows, as Hong Kong’s first fatality confirmed to have disease

  • Study in the spotlight following revelations that first coronavirus fatalities in Hong Kong and Guangdong province both suffered from diabetes
  • Experts call for youths to undergo early screening as findings show sharp dip in elderly mortality rates but almost none for younger diabetics
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
A new study shows that while mortality rates for cardiovascular disease and cancer have dropped among diabetics, the same is not true for phneumonia. Photo: Shutterstock
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