Healio (9/9, Downey) reported, “Older adults with dementia are at greater risk for SARS-CoV-2 infection and death, highlighting the need for close monitoring of these patients, researchers reported” in a “retrospective, population-based study” of patients in Italy. The team “reported a crude risk for infection of 6.7%, with an increased risk for infection in both women…and men,” and “also reported the crude risk for death was 31%,” according to the findings published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease. (SOURCE: APA Headlines)