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Covid-19 hit hardest in young and socially vulnerable populations in Stockholm

2020-10-30

The areas in the Stockholm region that were the hardest hit by Covid-19 in the early pandemic phase during spring 2020, were characterized by a younger population in combination with lower socioeconomic status. This is shown in an article in British Medical Journal Global Health, by researchers from ARC/NEAR and the Institute of Environmental Medicine, Karolinska Institutet.

The findings can be important in the development of future shielding strategies against future resurgences of the COVID-19 infection or other pandemics.

Read the full article  by Amaia Calderón-Larrañaga and coworkers (Open Access)

To hear more about this join the seminar on November 17th entitled: “COVID-19 seminar with Alessandra Marengoni, Amaia Calderón-Larrañaga and Giorgi Beridze” hosted by the Aging Research Center (ARC) using this link: Covid-19 seminar ARC

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First e-meetings with Ethical and Scientific Advisory Boards

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Societal Advisory Board e-meeting

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E-meeting of NEAR database managers

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