Kidney disease leading risk factor for COVID-related hospitalization

Chronic kidney disease to be the leading risk factor for hospitalisation from COVID-19. the health records of 12,971 individuals who were tested for COVID-19 between March 7 and May 19. Of this group, 1,604 were COVID-positive, and 354 required hospitalisation. The team analyzed the records for the association between specific clinical conditions, including kidney, cardiovascular, respiratory, and metabolic conditions, and COVID-19 hospitalisation. Overall, chronic kidney disease was most strongly associated with hospitalisation, and COVID-19 patients with end-stage renal disease were

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