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A 41-year-old female asked:

Have systemic lupus. viruses trigger bad flare, get very ill where im unfunctionable & take a long time recover.i'm concerned if i would get covid.is it reasonable to ask to work from home to do my same job temporarily to reduce exposure?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology 37 years experience
Yes: There are stay at home orders and it is advisable to self isolate. Your SLE places you at higher risk. A treatment plan should include Tamiflu at the onset of flu like symptoms. Follow CDC guidelines.

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