Despite higher risk of severe outcomes from COVID-19 among people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD), there has been limited reporting of COVID-19 trends for this population. This research brief shows that higher COVID-19 case fatality rates among people with IDD. Risk is especially high among people are younger ages.
COVID-19, Coronavirus, Intellectual disability, developmental disability, mortality rates
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Landes, Scott D., "COVID-19 Mortality Rates are Higher among People with Intellectual and Developmental Disability" (2020). Lerner Center for Public Health Promotion: Population Health Research Brief Series. 52.
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