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The terrible toll of COVID-19 on people with intellectual disabilities — AAMCNews

Sept. 13, 2021
A nurse giving vaccine to a patient. Both are wearing face masks.

Patients with intellectual disabilities are six times more likely to die from COVID-19 than other people. Developmental pediatrician Wendy Ross, MD, weighs in on how we must improve their care, including designing special vaccination clinics to meet their needs.