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Are patients with hypertension and diabetes mellitus at increased risk for COVID-19 infection?

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Are patients with hypertension and diabetes mellitus at increased risk for COVID-19 infection?

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The most distinctive comorbidities of 32 non-survivors from a group of 52 intensive care unit patients with novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the study by Xiaobo Yang and colleagues were cerebrovascular diseases (22%) and diabetes (22%).

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2020-03-11

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Fang, Lei, George Karakiulakis, and Michael Roth. 2020. "Are patients with hypertension and diabetes mellitus at increased risk for COVID-19 infection?" The Lancet Respiratory Medicine.

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Free online on Lancet site

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