Impact of COVID-19 on Older Persons - UN Response - Older Women

http://www.ipsnews.net/2020/07/neglected-sacrificed-older-persons-covid19-pandemic/?utm_source=English+-+IPS+Weekly&utm_campaign=855a31655c-EMAIL_CAMPAIGN_2020_07_30_06_27&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_eab01a56ae-855a31655c-5184385

NEW YORK, Jul 28 2020 (IPS) - COVID19 is devastating on older persons. The numbers are staggering, more than 80 percent of the fatalities due to coronavirus in the US and East Asia occurred among adults aged 65 and over. In Europe and Australia, the figures are even higher, 94 and 97 per cent of the deaths were persons aged 60 and over………

Direct Link to Full 16-Page May 2020 UN Policy Brief:

https://www.un.org/development/desa/ageing/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2020/05/COVID-Older-persons.pdf

4-Page Overview: https://www.un.org/development/desa/ageing/wp-content/uploads/sites/24/2020/04/POLICY-BRIEF-ON-COVID19-AND-OLDER-PERSONS.pdf

Извор: WUNRN – 06.08.2020