Medical features of COVID-19 and influenza infection: A comparative study in Paris, France

  • Hélène Faury
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    AP-HP.Sorbonne Université, Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Service de Virologie, Paris, France
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    Camille Courboulès
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    AP-HP.Sorbonne Université, Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Service de Virologie, Paris, France
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    Mathilde Payen
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    AP-HP.Sorbonne Université, Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Service de Virologie, Paris, France
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  • Aude Jary
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    Sorbonne Université, INSERM U1136, Institut Pierre Louis d'Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique (IPLESP), AP-HP, Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Service de Virologie, 83 boulevard de l'hôpital, F 75013 Paris, France
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  • Pierre Hausfater
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    AP-HP.Sorbonne Université, Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Service d'Accueil des Urgences and Sorbonne Universités GRC-14 BIOSFAST et INSERM UMR-S 1166, Paris, France
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  • CharlesEdouard Luyt
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    AP-HP.Sorbonne Université, Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Service de Médecine Intensive Réanimation, Institut de Cardiologie and Sorbonne Université, INSERM, UMRS_1166-ICAN Institut de Cardiométabolisme et Nutrition, Paris, France
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  • Martin Dres
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    AP-HP. Sorbonne Université, Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Service de Pneumologie, Médecine intensive et Réanimation, Paris, France

    Sorbonne Université, INSERM, UMRS1158 Neurophysiologie respiratoire expérimentale et clinique – Réanimation, Paris, France
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  • Valérie Pourcher
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    Sorbonne Université, INSERM U1136, Institut Pierre Louis d'Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique (IPLESP), AP-HP, Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Service de Maladies Infectieuses, Paris, France
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  • Basma Abdi
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    Sorbonne Université, INSERM U1136, Institut Pierre Louis d'Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique (IPLESP), AP-HP, Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Service de Virologie, 83 boulevard de l'hôpital, F 75013 Paris, France
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  • Marc Wirden
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    Sorbonne Université, INSERM U1136, Institut Pierre Louis d'Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique (IPLESP), AP-HP, Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Service de Virologie, 83 boulevard de l'hôpital, F 75013 Paris, France
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  • Vincent Calvez
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    Sorbonne Université, INSERM U1136, Institut Pierre Louis d'Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique (IPLESP), AP-HP, Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Service de Virologie, 83 boulevard de l'hôpital, F 75013 Paris, France
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  • Anne-Geneviève Marcelin
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    Sorbonne Université, INSERM U1136, Institut Pierre Louis d'Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique (IPLESP), AP-HP, Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Service de Virologie, 83 boulevard de l'hôpital, F 75013 Paris, France
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  • David Boutolleau
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    Sorbonne Université, INSERM U1136, Institut Pierre Louis d'Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique (IPLESP), AP-HP, Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Service de Virologie, 83 boulevard de l'hôpital, F 75013 Paris, France
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  • Sonia Burrel
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    Sorbonne Université, INSERM U1136, Institut Pierre Louis d'Epidémiologie et de Santé Publique (IPLESP), AP-HP, Hôpital Pitié-Salpêtrière, Service de Virologie, 83 boulevard de l'hôpital, F 75013 Paris, France
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Published:August 13, 2020DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2020.08.017

      Highlights

      • COVID-19 and influenza patients share overweight as a risk factor for severe infection.
      • Higher death rate was reported in COVID-19 group than in influenza group.
      • COVID-19 patients developed preferentially secondary respiratory failure.
      • Older age and diabetes were confirmed as major contributing death risk factors in COVID-19.

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