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News · June 29, 2020

Older Age, Obesity, Disability Tied to Severe COVID-19 in MS

Proportion of patients with severe COVID-19 higher among those not receiving disease-modifying therapy



For patients with multiple sclerosis, age, obesity, and high Expanded Disability Severity Scale score are significantly associated with increased risk for severe COVID-19, according to a study published online June 26 in JAMA Neurology.

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