rheumatology
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Rheumatic disease elevates risk of COVID respiratory complications 

Patients with rheumatic diseases may be at higher risk of severe COVID-19 respiratory complications, a new study suggests.  The matched cohort study of patients with COVID-19 infection found that patients with rheumatic diseases had similar odds of hospitalisation and mortality but a threefold higher odds of requiring intensive care and mechanical ventilation compared to patients ...

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