Contrary to the belief that the coronavirus seriously affects only the old, a Centers for Disease Control study of the first 2,500 confirmed Covid-19 cases in the U.S. found that 38 percent of those hospitalized (508 patients) were between the ages of 20 and 54, and 20 percent were between the ages of 20 and 44.
The New York Times
Chinese researchers who studied a group of 204 coronavirus patients hospitalized in Hubei province found nearly half suffered digestive symptoms, including loss of appetite, diarrhea, vomiting, and stomach pain.
Airborne pollution over China and Europe has plunged as industry and traffic slow amid the coronavirus pandemic, satellite imagery shows. In northern Italy, levels of nitrogen dioxide, which is produced by car engines, power plants, and other industries, have fallen by 40 percent since the country locked down on March 9. In Venice, the once opaque canals have become clear enough to see fish swimming.
New York City area funeral homes are now holding virtual services, while limiting those paying their respects in person to immediate family. Some cemeteries are prohibiting mourners from leaving their vehicles or bidding farewell until after grave workers finish burying the dead.
New York Post