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The study found that many drug trials did not include very many diverse patients.
Based on a review of 71 studies that included nearly one million workers, the riskiest occupations include agriculture, construction, mining, service jobs and housekeeping.
Specifically, a 30- to 40-day delay in surgery was associated with worse survival odds.
It has become clearer that people who are obese are one of the groups at highest risk from the disease, regardless of their age
Exactly how Americans will greet a COVID-19 vaccine is unknown, but polls have suggested many will be wary.
Humans can be infected through flea bites, the cough of an infected animal or through direct contact with blood or tissue from an infected animal.
The COVID death rate was 39 deaths per 100,000 prisoners, compared with 29 per 100,000 in the general population.
Every 3% of a person's daily energy intake coming from plant protein instead of animal protein reduced a person's risk of premature death by 10%, the results showed.
Some experts are arguing hospitals need to come up with plans that allow dying people the emotional solace of a loved one as they pass.
Bodies stressed by severe COVID-19 could produce abnormally high blood sugar levels, even in people without diagnosed diabetes.
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