COVID-19 Is 10 Times More Fatal For People With Down Syndrom
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Coronavirus can affect people of all age groups and people suffering from certain medical conditions are more prone to develop this contagion and severe complications. There are certain underlying conditions that increase the risk of infection. Recently, CDC has added people suffering from Down syndrome among potential patients at risk for severe COVID.

The addition was made based on a research published in the Annals of Internal Medicine which stated that COVID can be 10 times more fatal for people with Down syndrome. The CDC recommends people to consult their healthcare provider to discuss the risk factors, treatments and level of transmission.

Adults of any age with certain underlying medical conditions are at increased risk for severe illness from the virus that causes COVID-19. As per the CDC, people with these conditions are at increased risk of severe illness: Cancer, Chronic kidney disease, COPD, Heart conditions, Immunocompromised state, Obesity.

People suffering from the above-mentioned conditions should be especially careful to reduce the risk of infection by limiting interactions with other people, taking precautions to prevent getting COVID-19 whenever stepping out and if you start feeling sick get in touch with your healthcare provider within 24 hours.

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https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/life-style/health-fitness/health-news/coronavirus-cdc-says-this-disorder-can-make-you-more-vulnerable-to-a-covid-infection/photostory/80108804.cms?picid=80108915
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