The Rheumatology Network COVID-19 clinical focus page provides information on the latest COVID-19 news, study and clinical trial findings, and clinical guideline updates for the treatment of COVID-19. We feature expert interviews with leading physicians and investigators, articles, videos, podcasts, and breaking FDA approvals for COVID-19 drugs.

How has COVID-19 Affected Rheumatic Diseases?

January 27, 2022

From physical activity levels, to T-cell immune responses and quality of life, COVID-19 has impacted the lives of patients with rheumatic diseases. Take 5 minutes to catch up on the latest COVID-19 news.

COVID-19 Booster May Enhance T-cell Immune Response in Rituximab-Treated Patients With RA

January 06, 2022

While patients with rheumatoid arthritis on rituximab therapy have been reported to have insufficient serological responses to the COVID-19 vaccine, T cells, which protect against severe COVID-19, may be elevated after a third dose.