New Research on COVID-19 and Aging: November 18, 2020

For Immediate Release
November 18, 2020

Contact: Todd Kluss
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The Gerontological Society of America's highly cited, peer-reviewed journals are continuing to publish scientific articles on COVID-19. The following were published between October 26 and November 13; all are free to access:

  • Clinical Characteristics and Risk Factors for Mortality in Very Old Patients Hospitalized with COVID-19 in Spain: Research article in The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences by Jose-Manuel Ramos-Rincon, MD, PhD, Verónica Buonaiuto, MD, Michele Ricci, MD, Jesica Martín-Carmona, MD, Diana Paredes-Ruíz, MD, María Calderón-Moreno, MD, Manel Rubio-Rivas, MD, PhD, José-Luis Beato-Pérez, MD, Francisco Arnalich-Fernández, MD, PhD, Daniel Monge-Monge, MD, Juan-Antonio Vargas-Núñez, MD, PhD, Gonzalo Acebes-Repiso, MD, Manuel Mendez-Bailon, MD, Isabel Perales-Fraile, MD, Gema-María García-García, MD, Pablo Guisado-Vasco, MD, Alaaeldeen Abdelhady-Kishta, MD, Maria-de-los-Reyes Pascual-Pérez, MD, Cristina Rodríguez-Fernández-Viagas, MD, Adrián Montaño-Martínez, MD, Antonio López-Ruiz, MD, Maria-Jesus Gonzalez-Juarez, MD, Cristina Pérez-García, MD, José-Manuel Casas-Rojo, MD, Ricardo Gómez-Huelgas, MD, PhD, and the SEMI-COVID-19 Network
  • Divergent: age, frailty, and atypical presentations of COVID-19 in hospitalized patients: Research report in The Journals of Gerontology, Series A: Biological Sciences and Medical Sciences by Paula Cristina Eiras Poco, MD, Márlon Juliano Romero Aliberti, MD, PhD, Murilo Bacchini Dias, MD, Silvia de Fatima Takahashi, MD, Fabio Campos Leonel, MD, Marcelo Altona, MD, Amanda Lagreca Venys Azevedo, MD, Isabela Akie Shin-Ike, MD, Bianca Aparecida Garcia, MD, Leticia Harumi Sumita, MD, Lara Mune de Oliveira Lima, MD, Flavia Barreto Garcez, MD, and Thiago J Avelino Silva, MD, PhD


The Gerontological Society of America (GSA) is the nation's oldest and largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to research, education, and practice in the field of aging. The principal mission of the Society — and its 5,500+ members — is to advance the study of aging and disseminate information among scientists, decision makers, and the general public. GSA’s structure also includes a policy institute, the National Academy on an Aging Society.

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