Christine Jenkins

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Conjoint Professor at UNSW Medicine and respiratory disease expert Christine Jenkins says COVID pneumonia happens when the virus invades the lungs and causes an inflammatory reaction that compromises the function of the lung.

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There’s no secret potion when it comes to recovering from COVID-19. Conjoint Professor at UNSW Medicine and respiratory disease expert Christine Jenkins shares her top five tips to give you the best chance to recover. P.S. It’s not kale juice.

 

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COVID-19-induced pneumonia can lead to serious and long-term consequences, says a UNSW respiratory expert.

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We don't yet know if people with asthma are more susceptible to serious outcomes if they get COVID-19. But there's plenty asthmatics can do to minimise the impact of any viral infection.

Mask-wearing man smokes a cigarette.

Two UNSW Sydney academics discuss how coronavirus – primarily a respiratory virus – affects smokers.