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Is COVID-19 more dangerous if my immune system is suppressed?

Physician review of literature studying whether a suppressed immune system impacts COVID-19 severity.

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Both cancer and autoimmune disease are reasonably common conditions. Treatment for both can involve agents that suppress the immune system, immunosuppressants known to increase the risk of infections. In COVID times, it is essential to know the impact of such…

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Julian Willett, MD

Julian Willett, MD

Loving husband. Physician scientist who enjoys spreading his knowledge and experiences with the world whether related to medicine, science, or his hobbies.