2020 Rapid report - Morbidity, mortality, and sex-specific impacts of COVID-19
The Rapid Research Information Forum (RRIF) was a forum for rapid information sharing and collaboration within the Australian research and innovation sector. It was convened by Australia’s former Chief Scientist, Dr Alan Finkel AO FTSE FAA FAHMS, in 2020 and its operations were led by the Australian Academy of Science.
This rapid research brief analyses the factors that influence the risk of infection, the risk of severe disease requiring hospitalisation or intensive care unit (ICU) admission, and the risk of death.
Read the full Morbidity, mortality, and sex-specific impacts of COVID-19 report [PDF]