Global Status

Case fatality rate of COVID-19 compared to other diseases


Disease

Estimated case fatality rate (CFR)

Sources
SARS-CoV 10% Venkatesh and Memish (‎2004)‎, Munster et al. (2020)
MERS-CoV
34%Munster et al. (2020)
Seasonal flu (US)
0.1%US Center for Disease Control
Ebola 40 – 50%WHO (2020)
Shultz et al. (2016)

Source
Max Roser, Hannah Ritchie and Esteban Ortiz-Ospina (2020) – “Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) – Statistics and Research”. Published online at OurWorldInData.org. Retrieved from: ‘https://ourworldindata.org/coronavirus’ [Online Resource]