Patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases face substantial risk from severe COVID-19 infections, but this risk has diminished over the course of the pandemic, according to new research from the US. Some earlier reports found increased risk of respiratory failure requiring mechanical ventilation, as well as hospitalisation, in patients with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases than ...
Shift seen in COVID-19 outcomes for patients with rheumatologic diseases
By Dave Levitan
28 Jan 2021