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Excess Deaths for Republicans and Democrats During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Political affiliation has emerged as a potential risk factor for COVID-19, amid evidence that Republican-leaning counties have had higher COVID-19 death rates than Democrat- leaning counties and evidence of a link between political party affiliation and vaccination views.
Real-World Evidence Primer
To learn from the evolving lessons of addressing the COVID-19 pandemic and to bolster the future use of real-world data (RWD) and real-world evidence (RWE), The FDA Foundation, in collaboration with the International Society for Pharmacoepidemiology (ISPE), created The COVID-19 Real-World Evidence Primer.
Impact of overlapping risks of type 2 diabetes and obesity on coronavirus disease severity in the United States
Wataru Ando, Takeshi Horii, Takayuki Uematsu, Hideaki Hanaki, Koichiro Atsuda & Katsuya Otori The impact of overlapping risk factors on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) severity is unclear. To evaluate the impact of type 2 diabetes (T2D) and obesity on COVID-19 severity, we conducted a cohort study with 28,095 anonymized COVID-19 patients using data from the COVID-19 Research Database from January 1, 2020 to November 30, 2020.
Evaluation of the Association Between Medicare Eligibility and Excess Deaths During the COVID-19 Pandemic in the US
Jacob Wallace, PhD; Anthony Lollo, PhD; Chima D. Ndumele, PhD In the US, COVID-19 is responsible for hundreds of thousands of excess deaths,1 which has led to considerable interest in strategies to mitigate its impact.
Trends In Outpatient Mental Health Services Use Before And During The COVID-19 Pandemic
Jane M. Zhu, Renae Myers, K. John McConnell, Ximena Levander, and Sunny C. Lin The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted mental health services delivery across the US, but the extent and implications of these disruptions are unclear.