How COVID-19 Affects People With Autoimmune Diseases
Dr Cheah Chee Ken, Consultant Rheumatologist, Sunway Medical Centre
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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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Categories: Health Policy, Diseases and Conditions, Mental Health, Healthy Living, Fitness, Science, SME, Medical Innovation and Technology
Tags: sunwaymedicalcentre, COVID-19, immunosuppressed, hydroxychloroquine, SLE, autoimmune disease, tocilizumab, Health & Living, The Bigger Picture,