The outbreak of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has caused deaths across many countries. However, one country stands out in terms of confirmed cases and a high fatality rate: Italy. With an overall case-fatality rate of 7.2%, Italy has a considerably higher case-fatality rate compared to China at 2.3%. But what are the underlying reasons for ...

According to The European Crohn’s and Colitis Organization (ECCO), patients under immunosuppressive/immunomodulatory treatment are not in a significant increased risk of catching COVID-19. As the risk of severe infections is slightly higher in patients under immunosuppression therapies, it is expected that the same might occur in SARS-CoV-2 infections. But data from immunosuppressed patients and SARS-CoV-2 ...

Studies have shown a higher prevalence of severe disease progression with COVID-19 among men – especially Asian men – than in women and in patients of other ethnicities. Furthermore, smokers seem generally more prone to the serious complications of COVID-19 infection, but there is not strong evidence. No firm conclusions can therefore be drawn about ...

This COVID-19 perspective was produced by Professor Jens D. Lundgren – one of the world’s leading infectious disease specialists. Jens. D. Lundgren is currently leading a clinical trial of investigational vaccine designed to protect against COVID-19. Jens D. Lundgren is also the founder and member of the steering committee of the HIV in Europe Initiative ...

SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19

COVID-19 | Jens Lundgren | 17. Mar 2020 kl. 4:38 | ,

This COVID-19 perspective was produced by Professor Jens D. Lundgren – one of the world’s leading infectious disease specialists. Jens. D. Lundgren is currently leading a clinical trial of investigational vaccine designed to protect against COVID-19. Jens D. Lundgren is heading the “Centre of Excellence for Health, Immunity and Infection” (www.chip.dk) and chairs the scientific ...

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