Intellectual – not physical – disability is the second greatest predictor of COVID-19 mortality

Written by Tristan Free (Digital Editor)

Intellectual disabilities risk factor for SARS-CoV-2 virus

New research confirms the suspicions of many caregivers around the globe: those with intellectual disabilities are at a vastly increased risk of catching and dying from COVID-19.  The impact of conditions such as diabetes, congestive heart failure and lung and kidney disease on the likelihood of dying from COVID-19 are well documented. As such, these conditions and more have been factored into the various vaccination distribution programs of different nations, informing the priority categories that are to receive vaccinations at the earliest opportunity.  Take a survey on your perspectives of COVID-19 immunology research and you could win a $25 Amazon voucher. Take the survey now!   Recent...

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