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DMTs & risk of serious COVID19 infection

BREAKING: Could my DMT impact the risk of serious COVID-19?

Aaron Boster MD is back with MS Reporter Dominic to share his personal opinions about specific DMTs and how they impact risk of a severe infection during the COVID-19 pandemic 🦠🎙️❔ Aaron explains his suppositions based on current evidence and goes through the most common MS drugs, explaining how they function and affect the body, and why different treatments can lead to different outcomes in someone who also has COVID-19.

What’s been discussed in this video may change in the coming weeks. This is a rapidly evolving situation, but at Shift.ms we’re doing all we can to provide the most accurate, current information and advice on coronavirus from trusted experts. This interview was accurate as of time of recording (24/03/20). We’ll keep all our public information under review. This content is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your healthcare professional team with any questions you may have regarding your treatment.

Need further reading/action on Coronavirus and MS? Try these:

🔹 Watch Dr Boster’s helpful videos on #MSCOVID19 here 👉 http://tiny.cc/vd0xlz

🔹 Have MS and live in the UK? Join the UK MS Register Study now and help provide a more accurate picture for research – we need you 👉 https://ukmsregister.org/

🔹 Prof Gavin Gionvannoni’s microsite hosts Q&As specifically for people with MS. Add your question here 👉 http://tiny.cc/vf0xlz

🔹 MS Reporter Dominic’s blog on Shift.ms – An “MSers guide” to share the facts and dispel myth and worry here 👉 https://bit.ly/3cPxHPn

🔹 MS Society – Statement from MS Society medical advisors giving helpful, practical advice on COVID-19 Coronavirus, kept under continual review here 👉 http://tiny.cc/ek0xlz

🔹 MS Trust – Great advice for MSers on what the virus is, risk and prevention here 👉 http://tiny.cc/nl0xlz

🔹 NHS website – for clear information on symptoms, transmission and what to do if you think you might have Coronavirus here 👉 https://bit.ly/2TMdu5M

🔹 Guidance from the Association of British Neurologists on the use of DMTs during Coronavirus epidemic (info for healthcare professionals and MSers) here 👉 https://bit.ly/38Lssx5

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