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World Health Organization 2020 guidelines quote: “COVID-19 should be recorded on the medical certificate of cause of death for ALL decedents where the disease caused, or is assumed to have caused, or contributed to death.”

“COVID-19 should be recorded on the medical certificate of cause of death for ALL decedents where the disease caused, or is assumed to have caused, or contributed to death.”

Quote from:
INTERNATIONAL GUIDELINES FOR CERTIFICATION AND CLASSIFICATION (CODING) OF COVID-19AS CAUSE OF DEATH
Based on ICD International Statistical Classification of Diseases
(16 April 2020)

(RECORDING COVID-19 ON THE MEDICAL CERTIFICATE OF CAUSE OF DEATH)

Source: https://www.who.int/classifications/icd/Guidelines_Cause_of_Death_COVID-19.pdf


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