Association between age and clinical characteristics and outcomes of COVID-19

Eur Respir J. 2020 May 27;55(5):2001112. doi: 10.1183/13993003.01112-2020. Print 2020 May.


Age significantly determined the clinical features and prognosis of COVID-19. The prognosis was worse in patients older than 60 years, calling for clinicians to pay more attention to patients of this age.

Publication types

  • Letter
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't
  • Comment

MeSH terms

  • Betacoronavirus
  • COVID-19
  • Coronavirus Infections*
  • Coronavirus*
  • Humans
  • Pandemics
  • Pneumonia, Viral*
  • SARS-CoV-2