Specific Susceptibility to COVID-19 in Adults with Down Syndrome (2021). This review lead by Dr E. Okun provides a biological overview with regard to specific susceptibility of individuals with Down syndrome to SARS-CoV-2 infection as well as data from a recent survey on the prevalence of COVID-19 among them. Authors see an urgent need to protect people with DS, especially those with Alzheimer’s disease from COVID-19 and future pandemics and focus on developing protective measures, which also include interventions by health systems worldwide for reducing the negative social effects of long-term isolation and increased periods of hospitalization.

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