UK scientists develop online calculator to predict probability of individual's death by COVID-19!
Scientists and researchers the world over are doing their best to identify a vaccine or a cure for the COVID-19 Novel Corona Virus Pandemic, that is gripping the whole world! Though some medical teams are conducting clinical trials, none of the medicines have gone into production mode as yet. However, now scientists in the United Kingdom, have come up with an online calculator! This will predict an individual's risk of dying from the COVID-19 virus! This calculator is said to have been developed as a part of a larger study and will take into consideration factors like age, sex and underlying illnesses and predict a one-year mortality rate!
This online calculator is a free to-use tool and will predict the risk of infection, after taking into account various factors like strain on the health service due to existing infections and such. Details about this study were published in the medical journal - The Lancelet and it states that over eight million people in the United Kingdom (which is about 12% of the entire population) are at a high risk of contracting the COVID-19 virus. The Study also states that they should follow the guidelines issued by the Health Authorities strictly, to remain safe and protect themselves. Stay tuned for updates...
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