News Roundup: Coronavirus and Autoimmune Disease

Mar 06, 2020

What is the connection (if any) between coronavirus and autoimmune diseases?  In this slideshow, we feature some points of view from rheumatology experts in the field, including Dr. Jean Liew of the University in Washington, Seattle, who told CreakyJoints that patients with inflammatory arthritis are probably more susceptible to the coronavirus and are at higher risk of complications like pneumonia.

What is the connection (if any) between coronavirus and autoimmune diseases?  In this slideshow, we feature some points of view from rheumatology experts in the field, including Dr. Jean Liew of the University in Washington, Seattle, who spoke with CreakyJoints this week saying that patients with inflammatory arthritis are probably more susceptible to the coronavirus and are at higher risk of complications like pneumonia.RELATED:  Coronavirus as Risk Factor for Rheumatoid Arthritis

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