Death rates from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the U.S. are consistently higher for those with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD). This is especially true for those living in congregate residential settings and for those receiving 24/7 nursing services. In the two jurisdictions only reporting outcomes for all people with I/DD receiving services, analysis of the risk ratios indicated that the case-fatality rate for people with I/DD was between 2.4 times higher in Maryland, and 5.5 times higher in the District of Columbia than the jurisdiction's overall case-fatality rate . . .
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