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Rare diseases and COVID-19: clinical and care implications
María Luz Couce Pico

Patients with rare or minority diseases constitute a population at risk for COVID-19. This implies that they must strictly follow the measures recommended by the health authorities to prevent infection, and at the same time there must be a very careful follow-up with specific protocols by the healthcare professionals who care for them, including the measures to be taken in each case whether they are infected by COVID-19 or by their underlying pathology.