Over 60% of COVID-19 hospitalizations due to four pre-existing conditions

A study in the Journal of the American Heart Association (JAHA) suggests that 64% of adult COVID-19 hospitalizations in the US are attributable to just four pre-existing conditions.

COVID-19 hospitalizations attributable to these four conditions were highest in Black adults, followed by Hispanics and then whites.

Read more about this study and the latest in COVID-19 research in The Week in COVID-19 Research — February 21–27, 2021.

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