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COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions: What You Should Know

Updated April 3, 2020 The first priority of the Lupus Research Alliance is the health of our lupus community.  We have been consulting with health care authorities and monitoring the situation created by the spread of COVID-19. Please note that every lupus patient is different. If you have specific questions about your condition and/or any […] Read More

Coronavirus Disease Info for People with Lupus

Updated March 11, 2020 On behalf of our lupus community, the Lupus Research Alliance is following closely reports from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the country’s health protection agency, about the Coronavirus Disease 2019 called COVID-19. People with lupus are predisposed (at greater risk) to infections because of both their disease […] Read More

Shingles Vaccine Recommended for Immunocompromised People

January, 2022 As of January, 2022, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends the use of the vaccine Shingrix to prevent shingles and its complications in adults 19 years and older whose immune systems are weakened in addition to those adults 50 years and older whose immune systems are not compromised.  Shingrix […] Read More

Racial Disparities in Rates of Death Among People with Lupus, Finds CDC Study

May 10, 2019 New research results from Emory University and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that while survival rates for people with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) have improved overall, the rate of death was significantly higher among black patients with SLE than whites, and death occured at a younger age. Researchers […] Read More
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