The Risk Factors for COVID-19
Washing your hands
The Chinese CCDC has shown that men have a 50% higher death rate than women, though this may be related to smoking.
Smokers are at increased risk of dying from COVID-19.
Where you live, part 1
Where you live, part 2
For now, you're much more likely to be exposed to COVID-19 if you live in China or East Asia.
The Chinese CCDC has shown that older people have a significantly higher death rate.
Contact with someone who's been in China recently
The vast majority of cases outside China have been attributed to people who recently travelled there.
Contact with someone who's been diagnosed with COVID-19
Current Ro for COVID-19 is between 1.4 and 2.5, which means each person who gets the illness will pass it to between 1.4 and 2.5 people on average.