Research suggests people on rheumatoid arthritis drugs show weaker response to SARS-CoV-2 vaccines

Study: Diminished responses to mRNA-based SARS-CoV-2 vaccines in individuals with rheumatoid arthritis on immune modifying therapies. Image Credit: DimaBerlin/Shutterstock

In a recent study posted to the medRxiv* preprint server, researchers conducted a comparative study among a cohort of individuals on rheumatoid arthritis (RA) therapies vis-à-vis healthy controls to assess their responses to coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccines. Study: Diminished responses to mRNA-based SARS-CoV-2 vaccines in individuals with rheumatoid arthritis on immune modifying therapies. Image … Read more