Morbimortality Associated with COVID-19 Infection in the Elderly in Portugal: A Comparison between the Autumn/Winter Period of 2020 – 2021 and 2021 – 2022 Comparison

Authors

  • Filipe Alves Administração Regional de Saúde do Norte. Porto.
  • Clara Oliveira-Dias Administração Regional de Saúde do Norte. Porto.
  • Óscar Felgueiras Administração Regional de Saúde do Norte. Porto; Faculdade de Ciências. Universidade do Porto. Porto; Centro de Matemática. Universidade do Porto. Porto.
  • Raquel Duarte EPIUnit - Instituto de Saúde Pública. Universidade do Porto. Porto; Serviço de Pneumologia. Centro Hospitalar de Vila Nova de Gaia/Espinho. Vila Nova de Gaia; Instituto de Ciências Biomédicas Abel Salazar. Universidade do Porto. Porto.

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.20344/amp.19410

Keywords:

Aged, COVID-19, Pandemics, Portugal, SARS-CoV-2, Severity of Illness Index

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Published

2023-05-02

How to Cite

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Alves F, Oliveira-Dias C, Felgueiras Óscar, Duarte R. Morbimortality Associated with COVID-19 Infection in the Elderly in Portugal: A Comparison between the Autumn/Winter Period of 2020 – 2021 and 2021 – 2022 Comparison. Acta Med Port [Internet]. 2023 May 2 [cited 2024 Jul. 25];36(5):377-8. Available from: https://www.actamedicaportuguesa.com/revista/index.php/amp/article/view/19410

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