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What portion of the 280 people in New York City who have died from Covid-19 as of March 25th had underlying health challenges like diabetes, hypertension, cancer, and heart disease?

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According to the New York City Department of health, 96% of the 280 people who have died from Covid-19 as of March 25th had "underlying illnesses" that include "diabetes, lung disease, cancer, immunodeficiency, heart disease, hypertension, asthma, kidney disease, and GI/liver disease." In medical literature, these are called "comorbidities," which are "two or more disorders or illnesses occurring in the same person."

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