The risk of death rose more among people with rare autoimmune rheumatic diseases (RAIRD) than the general population during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a UK study. “People with rare diseases often have poorer health outcomes generally, so we wanted to find out what impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had,” said study senior author Dr ...
Rare rheumatic diseases linked to higher mortality during COVID-19 pandemic
By Dave Levitan
7 Dec 2020