Chief Medical Officer says “Diabetes does not increase the risk of persons contracting COVID-19”

Chief Medical Officer says “Diabetes does not increase the risk of persons contracting COVID-19”

Diabetes does not increase the risk of a person contracting COVID-19, according to Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. Hazel Laws. 

 

To reinforce her statement, Dr. Laws made reference to an article entitled “COVID-19 in people with diabetes: understanding the reasons for worse outcomes”. 

 

 

She stated that Diabetes however, is more frequent in patients with COVID-19. 

 

Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. Hazel Laws.

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