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Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis in the COVID-19 Era

Since late 2019, the SARS-CoV-2 virus—cause of the COVID-19 pandemic—has wreaked havoc on the healthcare industry. For patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA), that havoc has been acutely felt: from its onset,...

Ellume recalls nearly 200,000 at-home COVID-19 test kits : Coronavirus Updates : NPR

COVID-19 test kit maker Ellume is recalling some at-home tests after learning that they were reporting a higher-than-expected rate of false positive results indicating someone...

Myocarditis and Pericarditis After mRNA COVID-19 Vaccination

CDC and its partners are actively monitoring reports of myocarditis and pericarditis after COVID-19 vaccination. Active monitoring includes reviewing data and medical records and evaluating the relationship to COVID-19 vaccination. Myocarditis is inflammation of the heart...

Children With Cancer Have Greater Risk of Severe COVID-19 Outcomes

Global registry data suggest that children with cancer have a higher risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19 when compared with the general pediatric population.1 Prior data from small cohorts indicated...

COVID-19 Vaccines that Require 2 Shots

At your first vaccination appointment, you should have received a vaccination card that tells you what COVID-19 vaccine you received, the date you received it, and where you received it. Bring...

Cancer Patients With COVID-19 Less Likely to Receive Critical Care Despite Higher Risk of Death

Patients with cancer who are hospitalized for COVID-19 have an increased risk of death but are less likely to receive critical care, when compared with COVID-19 patients who don’t have cancer,...

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