So far, Germany's fatality rate for coronavirus — 0.5% —is the lowest in the world, by a long shot. Experts say that's because they're testing early and often. One virologist estimates the country has been testing about 120,000 people a week.
So far, Germany's fatality rate for coronavirus — 0.5% —is the lowest in the world, by a long shot. Experts say that's because they're testing early and often. One virologist estimates the country has been testing about 120,000 people a week
"We have a culture here in Germany that is actually *not* supporting a centralized diagnostic system, so Germany does not have a public health laboratory that would restrict other labs from doing the tests. So we had an open market from the beginning."
Experts say Germany's remarkably low fatality rate for the coronavirus is because they're testing early and often.
Germany tests a LOT. They are containing the virus. Why Germany? "Germany does not have a public health laboratory that would restrict other labs from doing the tests. So we had an open market from the beginning." The US, sadly, had the opposite:
Germany’s coronavirus fatality rate is 0.5% They have been testing around 120,000 people a week over the last month, hailed as “the most extensive testing regimen in the world.” How did they accomplish this feat? Decentralization!
“So far Germany's fatality rate for coronavirus — 0.5% —is the lowest in the world, by a long shot. Experts say that's because they're testing early and often. One virologist estimates the country has been testing about 120,000 people a week.“ #Coronavirus
Do as much and fast testing as you can #coronavirus #FlattenTheCurve
Yes— we gotta test!! #COVID-19. Germany's Coronavirus Death Rate Is Lower Than In Other Countries : NPR
#Germany is more likely to have a lower number of undetected cases than other countries where testing is less prevalent. Hence, fatalities caused by the #Covid19 #pandemic are fewer, than in other countries
"Germany's fatality rate so far — just 0.5% — is the world's lowest." Why? More people are getting tested: utm_campaign=storyshare&utm_source=
Why is Germany's Coronavirus death rate far lower than other countries? experts estimate Germany has been testing around 120,000 a week since late Feb. Impressive.