General Information of COVID-19, Coronovirus

Coronovirus General Information

  1. Highly Contagious Viral Infection
  2. Symptoms develop 2-14 days after exposure
  3. Transmission through
    – Droplets via cough
    -Contact of hand to face, surface to hand to face, fecal to oral
  4. Progression of disease over 2-3 weeks
  5. Severe disease
    – Development of Pneumonia
    – Development of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS), needs mechanical ventilation
    – Cardiac Symptoms of Myocarditis, sudden death
    – Kidney dysfunction

CheckRare Webinar: COVID-19 and MPS Patients

Review this webinar from CheckRare for additional information specific to patients with MPS from Dr. Heather Lau.

Question and Answer Session with Dr. Lau

Click the link above to review a Q & A session hosted by the National MPS Society with Dr. Lau

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The National MPS Society exists to cure, support and advocate for MPS and ML.

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