What is the risk of contracting COVID-19 for people with COPD?

Question: 
What is the risk of contracting COVID-19 for people with COPD?
Date Added: 
03/24/2020 - 11:45am
Category: 
COVID-19
Answer: 

People with COPD and other lung conditions are at increased risk of severe outcomes if they do contract COVID-19, just as is the case with typical respiratory infections, the seasonal flu, and pneumonia. If you have reason to suspect you might have any type of respiratory infection, prompt action is critical. Get further tips for actions to take if you have early warning signs of an exacerbation.