Ask the Doctors: Do COVID-19 Measures Protect Against Flu?; Is More Blood Pressure Medication Necessary?


I have heart failure and don’t want to get sick this winter. Will measures for avoiding COVID-19 protect me from the flu?

Respiratory illnesses—particularly COVID-19, pneumonia and the flu—can cause serious problems for people with heart failure. Unfortunately, heart failure increases the risk of getting these respiratory diseases and having a bad outcome.

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