Recent research papers on COVID-19 in autoinflammatory patients (Two FMF specific papers)

Recently published medical papers on COVID-19 in autoinflammatory patients Here are a few recently published papers on cases of autoinflammatory disease patients that have had COVID-19. This collection of articles was gathered by Karen Durrant who is founder and President of the Autoinflammatory Alliance. > "Clinical course of COVID-19 in a cohort of 342 familial

By |2021-02-26T03:44:10+00:00February 26th, 2021|COVID Safety|

First published research on the impact of the COVID-19 virus on FMF patients

To better understand the impact of SARS-CoV-2 infection in patients displaying innate immunity disorders such as familial Mediterranean fever (FMF), a team of eight French researchers surveyed 342 FMF patients on SARS-CoV-2 infection between March and May 2020. The study focused on 27 FMF patients who had COVID symptoms. Out of the 27 FMF-COVID+ patients:

By |2021-02-26T03:38:10+00:00January 28th, 2021|FMF and Covid-19|

European countries mandate medical masks

Faced with a more transmissible variant of the COVID-19 virus, Germany and France mandate medical grade face masks. This article was written by Eliza MacKintosh and published by CNN on Jan 22nd, 2021. Confronting new, more transmissible variants of the coronavirus and a winter spike in infections, a number of European countries are

By |2021-02-26T03:37:31+00:00January 28th, 2021|COVID Safety|

The unexpected value of patients

It is a special occasion to introduce the new website and new programs of the Familial Mediterranean Fever Foundation and to include you in the initiative – dedicated to the priorities and needs of FMF patients. The pathway that led me to this point will be familiar to other patients. It started with baffling symptoms;

By |2019-05-11T23:17:44+00:00September 20th, 2017|Uncategorized|