COVID-19 and comorbidities in the Americas: Hands-on tool to estimate the population at increased and high risk of severe COVID-19 due to underlying health conditions for the Americas
MetadataShow full item record
Other Language Versions
Understanding the number of individuals at increased risk of severe disease can inform the design of strategies for shielding, managing chronic care conditions, and allocating vaccines. This tool enables governments to estimate the percentage of the population with underlying conditions that affect their risk of severe disease. The population can be classified as having no underlying conditions, one condition or multiple conditions, by 5-year age ranges and sex.
This notice should be preserved along with the article's original URL.Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 IGO
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Szyfres, B (1976)As a major livestock disease, leptospirosis cuts significantly into the world's supply of animal protein through its consequences of abortion and calf mortality, retarded growth, and reduced milk production. Evidently, ...
COVID-19 and inequities in the Americas: lessons learned and implications for essential health services Hennis, Anselm J.M.; Coates, Anna; del Pino, Sandra; Ghidinelli, Massimo; Ponce de Leon, Rodolfo Gomez; Bolastig, Edwin; Castellanos, Luis; Oliveira e Souza, Renato; Luciani, Silvana (2021-12-21)[ABSTRACT]. The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated social, economic, and health-related disparities, which disproportionately affect persons living in conditions of vulnerability. Such populations include ethnic groups who ...
Pan American Health Organization; Health Emergencies (PHE) (Washington, D.C., PAHO, 2020-01-16)On 31 December 2019, the Wuhan Municipal Health Commission in Hubei Province, People’s Republic of China, reported a conglomerate of 27 cases of acute respiratory syndrome of unknown etiology among people linked to a wet ...