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How COVID-19 Affects People With Autoimmune Diseases

Dr Cheah Chee Ken, Consultant Rheumatologist, Sunway Medical Centre

16-Apr-20 11:00

How COVID-19 Affects People With Autoimmune Diseases

Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, we often hear that people with underlying health conditions are at higher risk of developing severe symptoms. So what are the concerns for people with autoimmune diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis or lupus? How will the current situation impact the treatment they need? We speak to Dr Cheah Chee Ken, consultant rheumatologist from Sunway Medical Centre to find out more.

Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Tee Shiao Eek


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