Tadao Akizawa
Memorial Hospital of South Bend
Survival analysisInfection controlMortality ratePediatricsPopulationCause of deathCoronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19)Dialysis patientsMedicinePandemic
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In Japan, the first case of COVID-19 in dialysis patients was reported on March 1, 2020. A total of 31 cases were reported by April 10, and it increased to 95 by May 15. Thereafter, with the rapid increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in the general population since late March, there was a not surprising increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in dialysis patients. The mortality rate is 16.2% (16/99 cases) in dialysis patients, which is higher than 5.3% (874/16532 cases) in the general popul...
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