What People With Parkinson’s Need to Know About COVID-19 – WebMD

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The new coronavirus poses a significant risk to people with Parkinson’s disease, and experts say they and their caregivers need to take precautions.

“People living with Parkinson’s disease are at high risk if they contract COVID-19, whether they are above age 50 or if they have young-onset Parkinson’s disease, which occurs in people younger than 50,” said Dr. Frederick Southwick, an infectious disease expert at the University of Florida in Gainesville.

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