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

COVID-19 Vaccination Rates in Patients with SLE Comparable to Matched Controls

October 04, 2022

"Surveys of patients with SLE and other autoimmune and inflammatory rheumatic diseases have identified vaccine hesitancy in up to 50% of patients, which may be related to concerns about side effects, potential disease flares, or lack of data among patients with SLE.”

Fatigue May Artificially Increase Disease Activity Scores in Lupus

September 21, 2022

Fatigue, a highly multifactorial manifestation of lupus, can be related to disease activity or independent of the disease itself. Investigators determined whether fatigue could be a significant confounder of Physician Global Assessment ratings.