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More lonely deaths in hospitals and nursing homes from COVID

More lonely deaths in hospitals and nursing homes from COVID

Patients who died from COVID in 2020 were almost 12 times more likely to die in a medical facility than patients who died from any cause in 2018, reports a new study. It is the first to look at place of death for these patients and how these distributions compare to previous trends in location of death for non-COVID-19 illnesses. ‘Where you die is important’ for end-of-life quality for patient and family, researchers said.

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