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Decoding destiny — unveiling the risk factors that determine COVID-19 survival

Maciej Janusz Krajsman12, Artur Krawczyk2, Kamil Safiejko3
DOI: 10.5603/DEMJ.a2023.0021
Disaster Emerg Med J 2023;8(3):185-186.
  1. Department of Medical Informatics and Telemedicine, Medical University of Warsaw, Poland
  2. Research Unit, Polish Society of Disaster Medicine, Warsaw, Poland
  3. Colorectal Cancer Unit, Maria Sklodowska-Curie Bialystok Oncology Center, Bialystok, Poland

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Disaster Emerg Med J 2023;8(3):185-186.


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Maciej Janusz Krajsman
Artur Krawczyk
Kamil Safiejko

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