Population vulnerability to COVID-19 in Europe: a burden of disease analysis

Abstract Background Evidence has emerged showing that elderly people and those with pre-existing chronic health conditions may be at higher risk of developing severe health consequences from COVID-19. In Europe, this is of particular relevance with ageing populations living with non-communicable dis...

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Main Authors: Grant M. A. Wyper, Ricardo Assunção, Sarah Cuschieri, Brecht Devleeschauwer, Eilidh Fletcher, Juanita A. Haagsma, Henk B. M. Hilderink, Jane Idavain, Tina Lesnik, Elena Von der Lippe, Marek Majdan, Milena S. Milicevic, Elena Pallari, José L. Peñalvo, Sara M. Pires, Dietrich Plaß, João V. Santos, Diane L. Stockton, Sofie Theresa Thomsen, Ian Grant
Format: Article
Published: BMC 2020-05-01
Series:Archives of Public Health
Online Access:http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s13690-020-00433-y