COVID-19 vaccine: why people with learning disabilities should be a priority group
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COVID-19 vaccine: why people with learning disabilities should be a priority group

Lynne Pearce Health journalist

Service users are significantly more likely to die from coronavirus than the general population

People with learning disabilities were up to six times more likely to die from COVID-19 than the general population during the first wave of the pandemic, according to a Public Health England study.

Learning Disability Practice. 24, 1, 6-9. doi: 10.7748/ldp.24.1.6.s2

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