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A 38-year-old female asked:

Im so scared of the coronavirus with my diabetes, that im wondering if my wife should not work in her gp practice? its putting us both at major risk isnt it?

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Dr. Steven Simon
A Verified Doctoranswered
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 40 years experience
Good question: Awareness and precautions are important, but your wife plays a valuable role for those who have contracted the disease. She will be at higher risk than the general population and we are seeing HCPs contracting Covid-19. There is no one correct answer to this question because situations vary. Best option is for your wife to discuss this with her employer and take precautions. Good luck!
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