The number of coronavirus infections in the world has exceeded 50 million. This is evidenced by the data from the Worldometers portal.
According to him, by the morning of November 8, 50,263,885 cases of coronavirus infection were registered in the world. At the same time, more than 1.25 million cases remain active, and another 35.54 million people have recovered. Since the beginning of the pandemic, 1,256,354 people have died.
However, according to the Johns Hopkins University project, the number of infections is only approaching 50 million and is 49,822,322. Most cases were registered in the United States (9.85 million), followed by India (8.5 million), Brazil 5.65 million infections. The five countries with the largest number of cases are also Russia (1.74 million) and France (1.7 million).
Earlier, an immunologist-allergist Vladimir Bolibok named “Lente.ru” the reason for the severe course of coronavirus infection in men. According to him, men are harder to tolerate coronavirus infection due to the influence of sex hormones on the functioning of the immune system.