Do Inflammatory and Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases Affect COVID-19 Illness Severity?

Hospitalized COVID-19 patients with connective tissue diseases may be at risk for increased illness severity, according to a recent study, but inflammatory arthritis may not have the same effect. ‚ÄúSince severe COVID-19 is associated with a hyperinflammatory process, it is of particular interest to investigate how pre-existing inflammatory diseases or the previous use of immunosuppressive … Continue reading Do Inflammatory and Autoimmune Rheumatic Diseases Affect COVID-19 Illness Severity?