"According to the Platelet Disorder Support Association, there is no added risk for patients with low platelets to be infected by the virus.
There is also no evidence that platelet production would decrease.
On the group’s website, medical experts say, 'There is no literature to support the virus would suppress platelet production any more than influenza, but some patients seem to be more sensitive to systemic viral infections than others in general.'”
- By Karen Zatkulak for News13 WLOS