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Impact of Covid-19 in west is 100 times worse than Asia (exclude China)

HealthMar 24, 2020
Impact of Covid-19 in west is 100 times worse than Asia (exclude China)
The number of confirmed cases per one million population is 100 times in the west, especially in the US and Europe compared with Asia excluding China. More than 1,000 confirmed cases per one million population found in Italy and Switzerland (the country which is surrounded by Italy, German and France). Condition in Switzerland looks to be deteriorating even faster than Italy during the last few days.

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