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#COVID19MS: antibodies matter

Barts-MS rose-tinted-odometer: ★★★  (An ECTRIMS red Wednesday #e52330) I am getting endless questions about when is it the best time to have the 3rd and/or booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in relation to ocrelizumab infusions, which is why I did an MS-Selfie Case Study on this topic on the weekend.  Unfortunately, until we have good evidence that shows people on ocrelizumab who seroconvert do...

Kind of Blue

Barts-MS rose-tinted-odometer: zero-★s (Feeling ‘Kind of Blue’ for a Saturday, midnight blue #191970) We have known for some time now that pwMS on DMTs who get COVID-19 seem to be at no greater risk of severe COVID-19 and death compared to the general population with the exception of pwMS on anti-CD20 therapies. This implies that anti-CD20 therapies either impact preexisting cross-reactive...

COVID-19 vaccination and brain inflammation, fodder for anti-vaxxers?

The whole pandemic is like watching a slow-mo rendition of the ‘The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly’, where Eastwood keeps repeating the same lines over and over. Then enter those who are actually slow on the uptake, the wannabe anti-vaxxers who may use this article as evidence for their ideals. So, how can I portray the findings of this case series as no more than a rare occurrence and...



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