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COVID-19 in individuals with cystic fibrosis and other chronic lung diseases: What we know now. Second interview with Prof. Dr. Fischer

Many people who have chronic lung disease are worried about the spread of coronavirus. We talked to the lung specialist Prof. Dr. Fischer on 27 March 2020 about his experience and his take on the situation for individuals with chronic lung disease.

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What you need to know about protecting yourself from viral infections

Viral infections are on everyone’s mind right now. Official sites like the Robert Koch Institute or the German Federal Centre for Health Education (Bundeszentrale für gesundheitliche Aufklärung) have all the essential information about protecting yourself from viral infections on their websites.

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Coronavirus and flu in people with chronic lung diseases: A conversation with pulmonologist Prof. Dr. Fischer about risks and recommendations

People who have asthma, COPD or cystic fibrosis et cetera are considered high risk in terms of infections with the virus COVID-19 and the flu. Prof. Dr. Rainald Fischer provides some background, risk estimations and recommendations.

The articles found on the PARI Blog are written by the PARI Blog editorial team. The editorial team consists of PARI employees as well as external guest authors and freelance editors, some of them suffering from severe respiratory diseases themselves.