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Table 1 UK risk groupings for COVID-19 disease on 30th March 2020

From: Informing the public health response to COVID-19: a systematic review of risk factors for disease, severity, and mortality

At risk of severe illness Shielding
Aged 70 or older (regardless of medical conditions)  
Aged under 70 anda  
  Chronic (long-term) mild to moderate respiratory diseases, such as asthma, COPD, emphysema or bronchitis People with severe chest conditions such as cystic fibrosis or severe asthma (requiring hospital admissions or courses of steroid tablets)
  Chronic heart disease, such as heart failure  
  Chronic kidney disease People with severe diseases of body systems, such as severe kidney disease (dialysis)
  Chronic liver disease, such as hepatitis  
  Chronic neurological conditions, such as Parkinson’s disease, motor neurone disease, MS, a learning disability or cerebral palsy  
  Diabetes  
  A weakened immune system as the result of conditions such as HIV and AIDS, or medicines such as steroid tablets People who have received an organ transplant and remain on ongoing immunosuppression medication
   People with cancer who are undergoing active chemotherapy or radiotherapy
   People with cancers of the blood or bone marrow such as leukaemia who are at any stage of treatment
  Being seriously overweight (a BMI of 40 or above)  
Those who are pregnant  
  1. Data taken from sources [9,10,11]. aThese groupings represent individuals advised to get a yearly influenza vaccine as an adult for medical reasons. BMI body mass index, COPD chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, MS multiple sclerosis