People on steroids for chronic illness may be more at risk of COVID-19

People taking a type of corticosteroid may be more likely to contract the virus that is causing COVID-19 and may have worse symptoms if they do. Share on PinterestAsthma inhalers contain glucocorticoids, which new advice suggests may raise COVID-19 susceptibility. The reasons remain unclear, and people with asthma should not stop their medication without consulting […]