2023
DOI: 10.1001/jamainternmed.2023.3587
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Late Mortality After COVID-19 Infection Among US Veterans vs Risk-Matched Comparators

Theodore J. Iwashyna,
Sarah Seelye,
Theodore S. Berkowitz
et al.

Abstract: ImportanceDespite growing evidence of persistent problems after acute COVID-19, how long the excess mortality risk associated with COVID-19 persists is unknown.ObjectiveTo measure the time course of differential mortality among Veterans who had a first-documented COVID-19 infection by separately assessing acute mortality from later mortality among matched groups with infected and uninfected individuals who survived and were uncensored at the start of each period.Design, Settings, and ParticipantsThis retrospec… Show more

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“…Early estimates of US excess mortality were higher than official COVID-19 deaths 2,3 , suggesting undercounted COVID-19 mortality and/or increases in other causes of death during the pandemic. COVID-19 may also have longer-term impacts on mortality risk after acute infection or due to disruptions in health care delivery, resulting in persistent excess mortality 4 .…”
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confidence: 99%
“…Early estimates of US excess mortality were higher than official COVID-19 deaths 2,3 , suggesting undercounted COVID-19 mortality and/or increases in other causes of death during the pandemic. COVID-19 may also have longer-term impacts on mortality risk after acute infection or due to disruptions in health care delivery, resulting in persistent excess mortality 4 .…”
Section: Introductionmentioning
confidence: 99%
“…In the Original Investigation titled “Late Mortality After COVID-19 Infection Among US Veterans vs Risk-Matched Comparators: A 2-Year Cohort Analysis,” published online on August 21, 2023, in JAMA Internal Medicine , Supplement 4 was updated to correct the spelling of a nonauthor collaborator’s name from Pardeep Suri to Pradeep Suri. This supplement was corrected online.…”
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confidence: 99%