Patients with conditions such as rheumatoid arthritis are missing out on protection from vaccine-preventable diseases as doctors hesitate about vaccinating in the context of immunosuppressive drugs. Associate Professor Peter Wong, a rheumatologist at the Mid-North Coast Arthritis Clinic and the University of NSW Rural Clinical School, said GPs and patients frequently asked about the risks ...
Plan ahead with vaccines for immunosuppressed patients
By Mardi Chapman
25 Jan 2017