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Schizophrenia, severe mood and anxiety disorders tied to mortality risk in COVID-19

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A new study suggests that schizophrenia and severe mood and anxiety disorders are tied to a significantly lower risk of COVID-19; however, they are associated with a two to four times higher risk of death from the infection. Investigators evaluated the electronic health records of 2.5 million adults with private health insurance who underwent testing for COVID-19 in 2020. The overall positivity rate for the cohort was 11.91%. Positivity rate for people with schizophrenia or mood disorders w...
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