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Medicine’s Pamela Davis and Rong Xu discuss their new research highlighting the increased risk of COVID-19 in dementia patients

Dementia patients, especially if Black, at higher risk for COVID-19, says CWRU study Pamela Davis, the Arline H. and Curtis F. Garvin Research Professor at the School of Medicine, and Rong Xu, a professor of biomedical informatics, discussed their new research highlighting that the risk of contracting COVID-19 was twice as high for patients with dementia than for those without it.