COVID-19 in people with rheumatic diseases
Speaker: Kevin Winthrop
Kevin Winthrop, from Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, USA, discusses why patients with rheumatic diseases may be vulnerable to COVID-19 and how different treatments may affect the risk for infection and prognosis of the disease (10:31).
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