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Close up of a teenage girl wearing a mask being vaccinated

30-08-2022 | COVID-19 | News

Studies bolster evidence for COVID-19 vaccination in young people with RMDs

Findings from three studies provide further support for the effectiveness and safety of COVID-19 vaccines in young people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases.

Covid-19 antigen self-tests positive, buffer bottles and thin black-rimmed glasses

25-08-2022 | COVID-19 | News

‘Substantial improvement’ in COVID-19 outcomes over time for RMD patients

The proportion of people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases experiencing severe COVID-19 has declined since the beginning of the pandemic, particularly during the recent Omicron wave, US researchers report.

Antibodies, immunoglobulin proteins, Immune system. 3D rendering

30-06-2022 | COVID-19 | News

VROOM trial: Pausing methotrexate doubles antibody response to COVID-19 booster vaccine

Holding methotrexate treatment for 2 weeks following administration of a booster dose of vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 significantly improves the humoral immune response to vaccination, suggest findings from a randomized controlled trial.

Rituximab and rheumatology practice in the COVID-19 era

How can rheumatologists respond to the challenges associated with rituximab use during the pandemic?

COVID-19 in rheumatic disease patients

COVID-19 vaccination in patients with rheumatic diseases

Get answers to key questions with recommendations from professional organizations

Repurposing rheumatology drugs for COVID-19

Repurposing rheumatology drugs for COVID-19

Experts discuss the rationale, data on different agents, and the potential impact on rheumatology practice.

COVID-19 guidance for rheumatologists

Telemedicine in rheumatology

Experts discuss the increasing use of telemedicine in rheumatology during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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