Als Co-Autor mit Prof. Günter Kampf
In 2020 and 2021, 56.2% of hospitalized COVID-19 cases in Germany were categorized with the principal diagnosis of an acute lower respiratory tract infection. In the meantime, however, approximately 95% of the German population have IgG antibodies against the S‑antigen. At the same time, the omicron variant of SARS-CoV‑2 became dominant with a lower pathogenicity resulting in a reduced risk for intensive care treatment and mechanical ventilation. Both developments may result in a lower burden of acute respiratory tract infection among hospitalized COVID-19 cases. That is why we analyzed the renumeration data of the national health insurances in Germany (January 2020–September 2022) provided by the Institute for the Hospital Renumeration System.
Weiterlesen in Infection
Anmerkung: Die Inhalte dieses Beitrags wurden zuvor in einem Beitrag auf Multipolar veröffentlicht.