Health Policy

Physical inactivity is associated with a higher risk for severe COVID-19 outcomes: a study in 48 440 adult patients

March 30, 2021


Objectives To compare hospitalisation rates, intensive care unit (ICU) admissions and mortality for patients with COVID-19 who were consistently inactive, doing some activity or consistently meeting physical activity guidelines.

COVID-19 Library. Filling the Gaps

April 7, 2021

Objectives: The present coronavirus crisis shook the modern world as only the world wars have shaken it before. In this review we analyzed the lockdown-based crisis management which was implemented by nearly all the countries, lessons learned and ways to improve the management of similar events in the future.

Methods: The historic experience of previous pandemics was studied. Risk-benefit analysis based on connection of health and wealth was performed. Decision making and crisis management were analyzed from the public choice perspective.