Funding for this research was provided by:
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Toulouse
Received: 25 September 2020
Accepted: 24 February 2021
First Online: 11 March 2021
: The observational Covid-Clinic-Toul cohort has been approved by the of the Toulouse University Hospital Center review board (n°RnIPH 2020–31) in accordance with the French data protection authority (MR004, Commission Nationale de l’Informatique et des Libertés, CNIL). The study was also registered on the INDS (Institut National des Données de Santé) registry, reference MR0515100420. According to French law and to the European General Data Protection Regulation, because of the pure real-life observational design, patients, or if not possible their representatives, had to receive an information form explaining the study and their rights notably as regards possibility of opposition to data collection. According to the same regulations, signed consent is not mandatory. All patients included in the observational Covid-Clinic-Toul cohort, or their representatives, were informed by a letter given at hospital admission and/or sent to their residency. Information of all patients is indicated in their medical files. Exclusion criterion was opposition to data collection.
: Not applicable.
: None declared.