Blood cancers

Blood cancer patients show poor response to first dose of COVID-19 vaccine

People with haematological cancers show poor immune responses after a single dose of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, highlighting the need for patients to receive the second dose as soon as possible, researchers say. A prospective study involving 151 cancer patients in the UK found that three weeks following the first dose of mRNA-based SARS-CoV-2 BNT162b2 vaccine ...

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