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COVID-19 symptoms affect people differently, with some exhibiting milder forms of illness, and others requiring hospitalisation to recover. As per the CDC, people with certain pre-existing medical conditions are more likely to get severely ill. This is also the case if you develop COVID-19 symptoms in old age. As per a study published in September 2020, COVID-19 symptoms in kids with pre-existing medical conditions could also lead to severe illness. Thankfully, the absolute risk, in this case, remains low. However, the same can’t be said for adults with similar ailments.
All data points to the fact that prevention is key to survival for those with pre-existing conditions. Thankfully, several experts today also suggest that there are ways to recover apart from protecting yourself and taking the vaccine. Read on for insight.
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Reacting in a timely manner is crucial to getting the care you need, so be proactive and focus on safety.