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Medical conditions that increase the risk of severe COVID-19

High Risk

Organ transplant recipients who are on immune suppressive therapy.
Those who have had a bone marrow transplant in the last 24 months.
Those on immune suppressive therapy for graft versus host disease.
Those having chemotherapy or radiotherapy.
Those who have haematological cancers, for example, leukaemia, lymphoma or myelodysplastic syndrome (diagnosed within the last 5 years).

Moderate Risk

Those with chronic renal (kidney) failure.
Those with heart disease (coronary heart disease or failure).
Those with chronic lung disease (excludes mild or moderate asthma).
Those who have a non-haematological cancer (diagnosed in the last 12 months).
Those who have diabetes.
Severe obesity with a BMI ≥40 kg/m2.
Those with chronic liver disease.
Those with some neurological conditions (stroke, dementia, other).
Those with other primary or acquired immunodeficiency.
Those with some chronic inflammatory conditions and treatments.
Those with poorly controlled blood pressure.

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