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COVID-19 - Treating the virus

15 April 2020
Feature Healthcare

Watch as Boots UK's Chief Pharmacist, Marc Donovan, answers your questions on treating the Coronavirus (COVID-19).

  

Can antibiotics kill the virus?

 

Does taking ibuprofen worsen the virus?

 

Should I take Chloroquine or Hydroxychloroquine to treat COVID-19?

 

Can a pneumonia vaccine prevent COVID-19?

 

Does taking Vitamin C help to prevent/treat COVID-19?

 

How can I treat a high temperature?

 

How do I take someone's temperature?

 

How long does immunity last and can you get the virus twice?

 

 

 

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Boots is the UK’s leading health and beauty retailer with over 52,000 team members and around 1,900 stores, ranging from local community pharmacies to large destination health and beauty stores.*

Boots serves its customers and patients for life as the leading provider of healthcare on the high street and the UK’s number one beauty destination. It offers an unrivalled depth and breadth of products, which incorporates its extensive own brand range and innovative portfolio of brands, including No7, the UK’s No1 skincare brand, Soap & Glory, Liz Earle Beauty and Sleek MakeUP.

2024 marks Boots’ 175th anniversary year. Founder John Boot opened a herbalist store in Nottingham in 1849 to offer an affordable alternative to traditional medicines. His son Jesse expanded the business to become a modern retailer and the biggest chemist in Britain. Throughout its history, Boots has listened, learned and innovated, and it continues to challenge itself to improve its products and services every day.

Boots is part of Walgreens Boots Alliance, which is a global leader in pharmacy-led, health and wellbeing retail.  More company information is available on boots-uk.com.

*Figures accurate as of 31 May 2024