Analysis of the Charles De Gaulle Aircraft Carrier Covid19 Epidemic: Infectivity and Fatality in the Young, Healthy, Active Population
PDF

Keywords

Immune System
Covid19
Exercise
Nutrition

How to Cite

1.
Boretti A. Analysis of the Charles De Gaulle Aircraft Carrier Covid19 Epidemic: Infectivity and Fatality in the Young, Healthy, Active Population : Lesson from the Charles de Gaulle Aircraft Carrier Covid19 Experience . Integr J Med Sci [Internet]. 2020Aug.3 [cited 2020Sep.27];7. Available from: http://mbmj.org/index.php/ijms/article/view/174

Abstract

The case of the Charles De Gaulle aircraft carrier Covid19 outbreak indicates those young, healthy and active, apart from very few exceptions, do not get infected even if challenged, or are only very mild or asymptomatic if infected. As per April 20, 2020, of almost 2,000 people challenged, 1,081 got infected. Of the 1,081, only 24 ended up in a hospital. Of the 24, only 1 was reported in need of intensive care. As per April 29, 2020, only 5 were still in the hospital, and 1 in intensive care. As per May 4, 2020, there were only 2 still in the hospital, 1 of them in need of intensive care.  On May 11, 2020, only the 1 previously in intensive care was still hospitalized but out of intensive care. Thus, infectivity and fatality are much lower than thought for the young, healthy, active population

https://doi.org/10.15342/ijms.7.174
PDF

References

Worldometer. Coronavirus Update (Live): Cases and Deaths from COVID-19 Virus Pandemic [Internet]. Worldometers. 2020 [cited 2020 Jul 8]. p. 1. Available from: https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/

Bendavid E, Mulaney B, Sood N, Shah S, Ling E, Bromley-Dulfano R, et al. COVID-19 Antibody Seroprevalence in Santa Clara County, California. medRxiv. 2020 Apr 30;2020.04.14.20062463. DOI: 10.1101/2020.04.14.20062463

Services USD of H& H. Estiamted Influenza Illnesses, Medical visits, Hospitalizations, and Deaths in the United States- 2018-19 influenza season [Internet]. Centers for Diease Control and Prevention. 2020 [cited 2020 Jul 8]. Available from: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/about/burden/2018-2019.html

Ferguson NM, Laydon D, Nedjati-Gilani G, Imai N, Ainslie K, Baguelin M, et al. Impact of non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) to reduce COVID-19 mortality and healthcare demand. ImperialAcUk. 2020;(March):3–20. DOI : 10.25561/77482

Istituto Superiore di Sanità. Caratteristiche dei pazienti deceduti positivi all’infezione da SARS-CoV-2 in Italia. 2020;10000. [Internet]. [cited 2020 Jul 9]. Available from: https://www.epicentro.iss.it/coronavirus/sars-cov-2-decessi-italia

Global Covid-19 Case Fatality Rates - CEBM [Internet]. [cited 2020 Jul 9]. Available from: https://www.cebm.net/covid-19/global-covid-19-case-fatality-rates

French carrier surpasses Theodore Roosevelt with over 1,000 confirmed cases of COVID-19 [Internet]. [cited 2020 Jul 9]. Available from: https://www.navytimes.com/news/your-navy/2020/04/20/french-carrier-surpasses-theodore-roosevelt-with-over-1000-confirmed-cases-of-covid-19/

Preshaw RM. Vitamin C and the common cold. Can Med Assoc J. 1972;107(6):479–80.

Universitat Harvard. Can vitamin C prevent a cold? - Harvard Health [Internet]. 2017 [cited 2020 Jul 9]. Available from: https://www.health.harvard.edu/cold-and-flu/can-vitamin-c-prevent-a-cold

Hemilä H, Chalker E. Vitamin C for preventing and treating the common cold. Vol. 2013, Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews. John Wiley and Sons Ltd; 2013. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD000980.pub4

Coronavirus sur le « Charles de Gaulle » : Cinq marins toujours hospitalisés, le porte-avions totalement désinfecté [Internet]. [cited 2020 Jul 9]. Available from: https://www.20minutes.fr/societe/2770163-20200429-coronavirus-bord-charles-gaulle-cinq-marins-toujours-hospitalises-porte-totalement-desinfecte

Coronavirus : presque tous les marins du «Charles de Gaulle» sont guéris - Le Parisien [Internet]. [cited 2020 Jul 10]. Available from: https://www.leparisien.fr/societe/coronavirus-presque-tous-les-marins-du-charles-de-gaulle-sont-gueris-04-05-2020-8310876.php

«Charles de Gaulle» : le virus aurait contaminé l’équipage en Méditerranée, puis à Brest - Le Parisien [Internet]. [cited 2020 Jul 10]. Available from: https://www.leparisien.fr/societe/porte-avions-charles-de-gaulle-le-virus-aurait-ete-introduit-en-mediterranee-puis-a-brest-11-05-2020-8315139.php

Iddir M, Brito A, Dingeo G, Del Campo SSF, Samouda H, La Frano MR, et al. Strengthening the immune system and reducing inflammation and oxidative stress through diet and nutrition: Considerations during the covid-19 crisis. Nutrients. 2020 May 27;12(6):1562. DOI: 10.3390/nu12061562

Meneguzzo F, Ciriminna R, Zabini F, Pagliaro M. Review of evidence available on hesperidin-rich products as potential tools against COVID-19 and hydrodynamic cavitation-based extraction as a method of increasing their production. Processes. 2020 May 8;8(5):549. DOI: 10.3390/pr8050549

Messina G, Polito R, Monda V, Cipolloni L, Di Nunno N, Di Mizio G, et al. Functional role of dietary intervention to improve the outcome of COVID-19: A hypothesis of work. Int J Mol Sci. 2020 Apr 28;21(9):3104. DOI: 10.3390/ijms21093104

Caccialanza R, Laviano A, Lobascio F, Montagna E, Bruno R, Ludovisi S, et al. Early nutritional supplementation in non-critically ill patients hospitalized for the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Rationale and feasibility of a shared pragmatic protocol. Nutrition. 2020 Jun 1;74. DOI: 10.1016/j.nut.2020.110835

Maguire G. Better preventing and mitigating the effects of Covid-19. Futur Sci OA. 2020 May 20;FSO586. DOI: 10.2144/fsoa-2020-0051

Zabetakis I, Lordan R, Norton C, Tsoupras A. COVID-19: The Inflammation Link and the Role of Nutrition in Potential Mitigation. Nutrients. 2020 May 19;12(5):1466. DOI: 10.3390/nu12051466

Calder PC. Nutrition, immunity and COVID-19. BMJ Nutr Prev Heal. 2020 Jun 20;3(1):bmjnph-2020-000085. DOI: 10.1136/bmjnph-2020-000085

SARS-CoV-2 – Wikipedia [Internet]. [cited 2020 Jul 10]. Available from: https://sv.wikipedia.org/wiki/SARS-CoV-2#/media/Fil:SARS-CoV_with_corona.jpg.

PubChem. Ascorbic Acid Ascorbic Acid [Internet]. Vol. 99, Journal of Korean Forest Society. 2016 [cited 2020 Jul 10]. p. 1–79. Available from: http://molview.org/?cid=54670067

Colombia: Coronavirus Pandemic - Our World in Data [Internet]. [cited 2020 Jul 10]. Available from: https://ourworldindata.org/coronavirus/country/colombia?country=~COL

Creative Commons License

This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.

Copyright (c) 2020 Alberto Boretti