Public Health 2021 Mar 6;194:19-24. Epub 2021 Mar 6.
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Objectives: COVID-19 infection has been compared to seasonal influenza as an argument against non-pharmacological population-based infection control measures known as "lockdowns". Our study sought to compare disease severity measures for patients in Ireland hospitalised with COVID-19 against those hospitalised with seasonal influenza.
Study Design: This is a retrospective population-based cohort study. Read More