Are serious coronavirus cases coming on as crushing pneumonia symptoms?

Dr. Jen Ashton answers questions on how certain people will present with mild symptoms and others with worse, and how men are more likely to die verses women from COVID-19.
0:48 | 03/21/20

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As we do every night let's get right to doctor Jen asked him your questions and Jen anecdotally here in the US were hearing anything from mild symptoms but that. It's an of the most serious cases it's presenting the sort of a crushing onset of pneumonia like symptoms. Exactly David for reasons we don't understand all some people can have mild symptoms other people present with cough. Shortness of breath when they get to the emergency room they already have abnormal cat scans of their chest and full blown pneumonia. Mowing and this study on men vs women the data coming out of Europe what does that tell you. Yet doctor Burks mentioned it today in the press conference stated while they have the same rate of infection at every age group men have twice the risk of death so we're looking into why that may be as we get more data. All right we've count you all weekend get some rest this week and we'll see you Monday.

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