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02 April 2023

Volume 32 | Issue 7

ISSN (Print): 0966-0461

ISSN (Online): 2052-2819

Challenging inequalities

Health inequalities that people with disabilities faced before COVID-19 (and they faced many) were exacerbated by the pandemic. Of those who died from COVID-19 in the first year of the pandemic, 60% were people with a disability. People with learning disabilities were eight times more likely to die of COVID-19 than the general population.

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