Immunosuppression Prevalence Doubled, Linked To Medication Use And COVID: Experts

FRIDAY, FEB 23, 2024 – Authored by Marina Zhang via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), Between 2013 and 2021, rates of immunosuppression in adults have doubled, according to estimates from a Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) research letter. In 2021, an estimated 6.6 percent of U.S. adults were immunosuppressed. “This rate of immunosuppression was […]

New chronic Covid study offers insight into which immunocompromised patients are most at risk

By Elizabeth Cooney Jan. 24, 2024 Reprints You’ve heard of long Covid, a condition in which the acute infection subsides but troubling symptoms persist. Less well known is chronic Covid: The virus just doesn’t leave, sometimes staying in patients’ bodies long enough to mutate into new variants. This happens to people whose immune systems are compromised, whether […]

One Size Doesn’t Fit All: COVID-19 Vaccines and Immunocompromised Patients

Authors: Stephanie Desmon  Public Health On Call  Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs HOW CAN WE PROTECT THOSE WHO ARE IMMUNOCOMPROMISED? We’re doing two things. First, we’re working on the vaccine aspect. We got NIH funding to run a clinical trial of people who thus far have failed to reach a reasonable antibody level with whatever […]