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Covid-19 poses a serious threat to health of older people – Have a Go News

At least 80 per cent of Australians aged over 70 years are at high risk of serious illness or death if they contract Covid-19.

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At least 80 per cent of Australians aged over 70 years are at high risk of serious illness or death if they contract Covid-19.
A study by the University of South Australia found that people with high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes and cancer are more vulnerable to poor outcomes if they contract Covid-19 and having more than one of these conditions increases the risks. 
The study involved more than 100,000 Department of Veterans Affairs clients, nearly 90 per cent living in their home. More…

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