What causes someone to die from COVID-19?
Here’s what doctors and scientists have pieced together about how the coronavirus kills.
- Destruction of the lungs
- Breathing problems
- Attack on the kidneys
- Respiratory failure
- Septic shock
- Multiple organ dysfunction or failure
The oldest patients have faced the greatest risk of death, according to the study of Chinese patients by researchers with the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention.
How COVID-19 kills
A critical care consultant in the Royal Gwent Hospital in Newport is urging the public to keep listening to government advice.
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