In this section, we publish papers around age and ageing. We include opinion on issues such as research into ageing, age discrimination and papers on specific sub-specialties such as stroke, diabetes in older people etc.
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MEDICATIONS in OLDER PEOPLE
Issue Editors: Antonio Cherubini, Marie Laure Laroche, Mirko Petrovic (from the EuGMS SIG on Pharmacology)
EGM - European Geriatric Medicine Volume 12, issue 3, June 2021
Norway - Nursing home deaths after COVID-19 vaccination
In the period 27 December 2020 to 15 February 2021, about 29 400 of Norway’s roughly 35 000 nursing home patients were vaccinated with the mRNA vaccine BNT162b2. During the same period, the Norwegian Medicines Agency received 100 reports of suspected fatal adverse reactions to the vaccine. An expert group has examined the reports and assessed the extent of a causal link between vaccination and death