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Coronavirus, Multiple Sclerosis and the DMDs

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Advice for people with MS and the use of DMDs:

 

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MULTIPLE-SCLEROSIS-RESEARCH.ORG

The coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic is getting people with MS (pwMS) who are on a DMT to rightly question whether or not their immune systems are competent to deal with a COVID-19...

 

There are also other articles about COVID-19 on the MS Research Blog.

 

This is a map that tracks the virus around the world, and has plenty of stats:

 

GISANDDATA.MAPS.ARCGIS.COM

 

 

General advice from the NHS:

 

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NHS advice about coronavirus (COVID-19), including what the risk in the UK is, what the symptoms are and how to reduce your chances of getting it.

 

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(belated DX in June '05, SPMS)

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“These are recommendations made by Neurologists and Infectious diseases specialists whilst we have no evidence-based data at present.”

 

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As you are aware Northern Italy is one of the European epicentres of the coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic. To address the concerns of MS healthcare professionals the Milan group...

 

Reading the comments to all articles on the MS Research Blog can be interesting too, as some are by the various doctors as well as by people with MS.


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“The MS Society’s medical advisors have today (6 March 2020) released the following statement concerning coronavirus COVID-19. The MS Trust welcomes this statement which clarifies some of the issues relating to risk of infection for people taking one of the disease modifying treatments.”

 

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Update on coronavirus COVID-19 and multiple sclerosis

 


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“Guidance on the use of disease-modifying therapies in Multiple Sclerosis in response to the threat of a coronavirus epidemic” in PDF format, by Alasdair Coles and the MS Advisory Group, in consultation with:
- Dr Ming Lim, on behalf of paediatric MS group
- Prof Gavin Giovannoni, on behalf of MS Academy
- Phillip Anderson for the MS Society

 

https://cdn.ymaws.com/www.theabn.org/resource/collection/6750BAE6-4CBC-4DDB-A684-116E03BFE634/ABN_Guidance_on_DMTs_for_MS_and_COVID19_APPROVED_11_March.pdf


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There is updated advice from the Association of British Neurologists, dated 18 March, about the use of DMDs and MS on the MS Register website here:

 

WWW.UKMSREGISTER.ORG

 


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