rheumatology
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Plan ahead with vaccines for immunosuppressed patients

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 ...

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