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COVID-19 disease severity and associated factors among Ethiopian patients: A study of the millennium COVID-19 care center.


Leulseged TW, Abebe KG, Hassen IS, Maru EH, Zewde WC, Chamiso NW, Yegele KT, Bayisa AB, Siyoum DF, Edo MG, Mesfin EG, Derejie MN, Shiferaw HK
PLoS One. 2022; 17(1):e0262896.
PMID: 35085338.


The COVID-19 pandemic started a little later in Ethiopia than the rest of the world and most of the initial cases were reported to have a milder disease course and a favorable outcome. This changed as the disease spread into the population and the more vulnerable began to develop severe disease. Understanding the risk factors for severe disease in Ethiopia was needed to provide optimal health care services in a resource limited setting.