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Hygiene hypothesis’ tested: Poorer water, sanitation associated with fewer COVID-19 deaths – News-Medical.net

Indian researchers from the formidable Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and two other top-notch institutes have put to test the “hygiene hypothesis”…

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Reviewed by Emily Henderson, B.Sc.Nov 2 2020
Indian researchers from the formidable Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and two other top-notch institutes have put to test the “hygiene hypothesis” with a study suggesting that areas with high prevalence of infectious diseases are likely to see fewer COVID-19 deaths.
They cite the fact that Bihar state, notorious for the worst human development indices in this country of 1.3 billion people, have so far shown a COVID death rate of…

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