OVIEDO, Spain

While the vast majority of COVID-19 victims are senior citizens, there is an increasing number of centenarians proving that no matter the age, it is possible to recover from the virus.  

Dozens of people 100 years old and above have survived wars, economic depressions, political upheavals, dizzying social change and now coronavirus – the global pandemic that has taken over 95,000 lives so far.

“The first days she checked into the hospital we were really worried,” David Toribio told Anadolu Agency, speaking of his 100-year-old grandma Micaela, who was diagnosed with COVID-19 in mid-March.

“But then when we

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