COVID-19 Mortality Risk in Down Syndrome: Results From a Cohort Study Of 8 Million Adults | Annals of Internal Medicine
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New findings published in
: #DownSyndrome is associated with a 10-fold increased risk for #COVID19-related death. These researchers caution that public health orgs, policymakers, & #HCWs use this evidence to protect vulnerable individuals
Down Syndrome associated with a 10-fold increased risk for COVID-19-related death
⬆️ COVID-19 related mortality in people with learning disabilities & 10-fold increased risk in people with Down syndrome.
We really need to protect our venerable populations
Kenny Lin, MD, MPH
COVID-19 Mortality Risk in Down Syndrome: Results From a Cohort Study Of 8 Million Adults
"We estimated a 4-fold increased risk for hospitalization and a 10-fold increased risk for COVID-19–related death in persons with Down syndrome."