COVID-19 Infections And Deaths Are Higher Among Those With Intellectual Disabilities

Posted by on June 9, 2020 5:00 am
Categories: US National Stories

Chart showing comparison of case-fatality rates in people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and state overall

There’s growing evidence of high rates of death from COVID-19 for a population that doesn’t get a lot of attention: People with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

(Image credit: Stephanie Adeline/NPR)

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