Face masks are an important preventive measure against COVID-19. N-95 masks are mostly required by front-line healthcare workers providing treatment to patients who have tested positive for the novel .
Colonoscopy is a safe procedure. But occasionally it can cause heavy bleeding, tears in the colon, inflammation or infection of pouches in the colon known as diverticulitis, severe abdominal .
As well as causing severe respiratory problems, there is mounting evidence COVID-19 causes abnormalities in blood clotting. Patients with severe COVID-19 infection appear to be at greater risk of .