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The bushfires, floods and now the COVID-19 pandemic have had an ongoing impact on many people’s anxiety levels for months. For many Australians, this has had a cumulative impact on their mental health and wellbeing. In situations like this, our minds are responding to a perceived threat has been continuing for months.
We spoke with HMRI Cardio-oncologist Professor Aaron Sverdlov about why people with chronic conditions, such as cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes, are at greater risk from COVID-19.