Risk Factors Associated with Mortality Among Patients with Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in Africa

ConclusionsThe COVID-19 pandemic is evolving gradually in Africa. Among patients with COVID-19 in Africa, older age, presence of chronic disease, travel history, and the locations of Central Africa and West Africa were associated with increased mortality. A regional response should prioritize strategies that will protect these populations. Also, conducting a further in-depth study could provide more insights into additional factors predictive of mortality in COVID-19 patients.
Source: Journal of Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities - Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: research