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Alzheimer’s Increases Risk Of Contracting Severe COVID-19 And Death By Threefold: Here’s How To Stay Safe

Publicado em 04 junho 2021
At a time when the world is fighting its biggest battle against the ferocious second wave of the novel coronavirus, experts have said that people with dementia, particularly Alzheimer’s disease are at threefold risk of dying as a result of infection by SARS-CoV-2, the virus behind Covid-19. The experts also added that the risk is six times greater if they are over 80. Speaking to the media, Sergio Verjovski-Almeida, principal investigator for the project and a professor at USP’s [...]