Adults with Down syndrome are THREE TIMES more likely to contract COVID-19 – Daily Mail

People with intellectual disabilities are more vulnerable to COVID, a new study shows

Down syndrome puts adults at a higher risk of COVID-19 infection, a new study suggests.

Patients with Down syndrome were three times more likely to contract the virus than those with other intellectual and developmental disabilities, in this study of over 500 NYC patients with disabilities.

Researchers theorize this because people with Down syndrome are more likely to have other conditions that make them vulnerable to coronavirus.

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