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Researchers make inroads with AI to accurately predict risk of death from Covid-19

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Medical practitioners will now have additional help with ascertaining whether a Covid-19 patient could die from the virus, new research has shown.

The study from the University of Copenhagen used data fed to a computer to assess Covid-19 patients’ chances of survival.

Scientists used health information of 3 944 Danish Covid-19 patients. They used data such as body mass index, gender and high blood pressure, which they fed into a computer. The computer then assessed their chances of survival.

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