Study: PWS Doesn’t Increase Risk of Severe COVID-19

Study: PWS Doesn’t Increase Risk of Severe COVID-19

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Study: PWS Doesn’t Increase Risk of Severe COVID-19

Children and adults with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) are not at higher risk of developing a severe COVID-19 infection, according to results from a survey involving more than 500 patients in France. These findings were particularly surprising in terms of the adult population, which typically has several known risk factors for severe COVID-19, such as obesity and diabetes. The relatively young age of the infected adult patients (mean of 34 years) may help explain the results, but further…

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