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Are people with Parkinson’s disease more at risk?

Categories : About Parkinson's

Parkinson’s disease itself does not increase the risk of catching COVID-19.

"The best scientific data we have until now do not suggest that Parkinson’s per se is an increased risk for more serious complications of COVID-19 infection. On the other hand we know age is a factor, meaning that people that are older than 60 years old have an increased risk of complications."

Know more about Parkinson's and COVID-19. Watch now what Professor Joaquim Ferreira has to say about this.

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date of preparation February 2020