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Depression and Anxiety May Be Risk Factors for Severe Covid-19

Medical comorbidities include mental health disorders

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As of today, there have been 40 million cases of and 1 million deaths from Covid-19 worldwide. The combination of a growing aging population, a highly contagious virus, international travel, indoor crowding, socioeconomic inequities, and increasing prevalence of…




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