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Alzheimer’s 3X raises Covid severity, death risk: Study

Publicado em 04 junho 2021
Sao Paulo: 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, according to a study by Brazilian researchers. The risk is six times greater if they are over 80, found the team at the University of Sao Paulo (USP) and Butantan Institute in partnership with colleagues at the Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ). “We found that all causes of dementia are risk factors for [...]