CD SKILLS - Coeliac disease and COVID-19


Recently, a new type of coronavirus that caused the COVID-19 pandemic was discovered. This virus is called SARS-CoV-2 (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome CoronaVirus 2). Despite many fears that SARS-CoV-2 can cause a more severe infection in individuals with immunological traits, there have been no reports suggesting patients with coeliac disease are at increased risk of severe illness from COVID-19 compared to patients without coeliac disease. Read more.... (A guide to living with celiac disease, page 26).

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