M. Cristina Amoretti
Università degli Studi di Genova
Davide Serpico
Jagiellonian University
Ageing is one of the main risk factors for Covid-19. In this paper, we delineate four alternative conceptualisations of ageing, each of which determines different understandings of its causal role to the susceptibility to Covid-19 as well as to the severity of its symptoms and adverse health outcomes.
Keywords Covid-19  Ageing  Risk factor
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DOI 10.1007/s40656-021-00439-x
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