We all know that actors, singers, and other celebrities have access to the best healthcare the world has to offer. Many celebrities have overcome great obstacles; other's met their untimely demise. Celebrities that contract COVID-19 are no different. Some have overcome the virus, while other celebrities fall prey to the deadly virus.
Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson recovered from the coronavirus; Joe Diffie and Andrew Jack died from complications from the merciless virus. Those celebrities that died from complications were all 50+ years old. Meanwhile, celebrities — both young and old — are recovering from the virus.
So, how much does age play a factor in deaths with COVID-19 complications? Apparently, quite a bit. Studies, although limited in nature, show that the majority of the deceased that died from complications from coronavirus are elderly men. Other commonalities include diabetes, coronary disease, and high blood pressure.
While the virus does have commonalities, it is not limited to only those that are men or old or coronary disease. Women and children have also met their demise from this deadly virus. Money also does not play a factor in who lives and who dies.
My viewpoint on COVID-19 treatment scares me. The level of care available to those well off to treat coronavirus does not necessarily play a factor in who survives. This is a new strand of COVID-19 and little is known on how to treat individuals who contract the virus.
That is why it is important to: