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Low birth weight as a potential risk factor for severe COVID-19 in adults

Coronavirus, Infection, Science, Treatment

“Our data suggest that low birth weight increases the risk of severe COVID-19 in non-elderly adults. This new information further supports the importance of early life events in adult diseases. If confirmed in future studies, LBW should be considered in risk stratification algorithms for COVID-19.”

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-021-82389-9

 

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