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For people with Down syndrome, family members, caregivers and professionals.

COVID-19 Mortality Risk in Down Syndrome: Results from a Cohort Study of 8 Million Adults

October 2020 | Clift et al. - Annals of Internal Medicine (2020)

The article linked below describes the findings of a study that evaluated Down syndrome as a risk factor for death from COVID-19 through an analysis of individual-level data in a cohort study of 8.26 million adults. It was published at annals.org on October 21, 2020.

Full-text (no cost): https://doi.org/10.7326/M20-4986

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