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African ICUs have the world’s highest Covid death rate. Why?

Scarce resources and fewer critical care interventions contribute to mortality, new study finds

25 November 2020 - 20:28 By claire keeton

More than half the critically ill Covid-19 patients admitted to African ICUs from March to September had died in hospital by the 30-day mark. This is the highest Covid-19 ICU mortality on any continent, according to a study conducted in six countries, including SA...

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