COVID-19 Poses Greater Risk to Hospitalized Patients

COVID-19 Poses Greater Risk to Hospitalized Patients

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COVID-19 Poses Greater Risk to Hospitalized Patients

People with Parkinson’s disease who are hospitalized with COVID-19 may have a greater risk for more severe infections and higher mortality, according to a recent study of German hospital records. The study, “Clinical Profiles and Mortality of COVID-19 Inpatients with Parkinson’s Disease in Germany,” was published in the journal Movement Disorders. The global pandemic has affected the health of people with Parkinson’s both directly and indirectly. Direct effects included infection-related worsening of both motor and non-motor symptoms, and…

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