MG Patients Should Be Priority for COVID-19 Vaccine, Report Says, Citing Risks

MG Patients Should Be Priority for COVID-19 Vaccine, Report Says, Citing Risks

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MG Patients Should Be Priority for COVID-19 Vaccine, Report Says, Citing Risks

People with myasthenia gravis (MG) are at greater risk of being hospitalized or dying from COVID-19 than the general public, and should be prioritized for vaccination, researchers report. COVID-19 vaccines are likely to be safe for MG patients, they added, given that “multiple studies suggest that the influenza vaccine is safe” for them. Safety findings specific to COVID-19 vaccination are not yet available. A letter to the editor describing these data, “Electronic health record derived-impact of…

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