CMAJ study finds COVID-19 risk of deaths is 3.5x higher than influenza

Air Date: February 11, 2021

Source: Zoomer Radio

Show: Fight Back with Libby Znaimer


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A study published, this week, in the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ) has found that the risk of death associated with COVID-19 is three times higher than influenza. Our health experts weigh in on the latest.


Libby Znaimer is joined by Dr. Amol Verma, a physician and scientist at St. Michael’s hospital in Toronto and author of the CMAJ study along with Dr. Alon Vaisman, infectious diseases specialist at the University Health Network (UHN).