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COVID associated with more hospitalizations, ICU care, mortality than fluHospitalized adults with COVID-19 are 3.5 times more likely to die than adults with the flu, reports a study today in CMAJ.

The study also found that those with COVID were 1.5 times more likely to be admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) and have 1.5 times longer hospital stays.The researchers collected data from seven hospitals in Toronto and Mississauga in Canada and found that, from November 2019 through June 2020, 763 patients were admitted 783 times with the flu and 972 patients were admitted 1,027 times with COVID-19—the latter making up 23.5% of all hospitalizations during the study's duration.Unadjusted in-hospital mortality for COVID and flu patients was

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