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25 Feb 2021

Media release

Fewer deaths among Australians with dementia during first 10 months of COVID-19 pandemic

The age-standardised death rate of Australians with dementia fell during the first 10 months of 2020, probably as a result of measures designed to prevent COVID-19 infections also limiting the spread of other infectious respiratory diseases.

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