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Low birth weight appears to increase risk of severe COVID-19 in adults – News-Medical.Net

Researchers in Barcelona, Spain have conducted a study showing that low birth weight seems to be an independent risk factor for severe illness among non-elderly…

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Researchers in Barcelona, Spain have conducted a study showing that low birth weight seems to be an independent risk factor for severe illness among non-elderly adults with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Fatima Crispi (University of Barcelona) and colleagues say the inclusion of low birth weight could improve the performance of risk stratification algorithms.
The analysis of almost 400 patients infected with severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) found that low birt…

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