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Medicine’s Rong Xu highlights his research on how those with dementia are more likely to contract COVID-19

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Physician’s Weekly: Research by Rong Xu, professor of biomedical informatics at the School of Medicine, was highlighted, which showed that—after an analysis of 62 million electronic health records in the U.S.—people with dementia had twice the risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection as other adults, with Black patients carrying especially high risk.