1. Spatial and Epidemiological Analyses of COVID-19 in the Older Population of the Brazilian Amazon Region During 2020

Nadia Shigaeff; Marcus Vinicius Mariano de Souza; Ana Cristina Viana Campos

Volume 9, Issue 1 , February 2022, , Pages 28-33


  Background and aims: In December 2019, the disease associated with SARS-CoV-2 was identified as the new coronavirus (COVID-19). The older population is regarded as the greatest risk group. The objective of the present study was to investigate the epidemiological aspects of COVID-19 during 2020 in the ...  Read More

2. Factors Associated with Mortality from Renal Failure in Brazil: A Descriptive Epidemiological Study

Maria Cecília de Souza Anacleto; Jessica Souza Lopes da Silva; Millena Venâncio Gonçalves; Mateus da Silva Matias Antunes; Diêgo Correia de Andrade

Volume 9, Issue 1 , February 2022, , Pages 40-45


  Background and aims: The incidence of renal failure (RF) is growing in Brazil, resulting in increased public spending and negatively affecting the public health, which can lead to patient death. Identifying factors associated with mortality from this condition can help to characterize susceptible populations; ...  Read More