COVID-19 | For Patients and Families

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Risks to Patients with Epilepsy

In younger children, the fever that accompanies COVID-19 may exacerbate seizures, as might any febrile illness. The main known elevated risk factors related to COVID-19 are age, respiratory disease, and other chronic medical conditions not related to epilepsy. As for all, people with epilepsy should adhere to the CDC recommendations for reducing the risk of infection.


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