Center of Therapy and Preventive Medicine states arterial hypertension, diabetes mellitus and obesity aggravate the negative prognosis of patients with coronavirus infection, TASS reports . Pulmonary pathologies like obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are also dangerous.
When building protection against coronavirus, it is necessary to take into account the virus itself (its transmission, resistance), factors aggravating the infection (diseases, patient’s age) and the transmission medium.
The expert also dispelled the myth regarding the beneficial properties of zinc and ginger: “Regarding zinc, I want to say that it appears in many European recommendations on lifestyle, but there is no big research. I cannot say how much it will help, my opinion is that it will not be superfluous. As for ginger, it tastes good, you can try it. Indeed, there are certain properties in ginger, it just has not been researched. “