MS News That Caught My Eye Last Week: COVID-19, High-dose Biotin, MS Diets, Tysabri

MS News That Caught My Eye Last Week: COVID-19, High-dose Biotin, MS Diets, Tysabri

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MS News That Caught My Eye Last Week: COVID-19, High-dose Biotin, MS Diets, Tysabri

Risk of Severe COVID-19 Not Raised by Immunosuppressive DMTs Here’s the latest on whether disease-modifying therapies (DMTs) raise the risk of a person having a bad case of COVID-19 if infected with the novel coronavirus. Researchers report here that DMTs don’t increase that risk. But don’t confuse this information with indications that DMTs that continuously deplete CD20, such as Ocrevus (ocrelizumab) and rituximab, may lessen the efficacy of the COVID-19 vaccine, which the National MS…

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