Important Information about patient visits to the MS Center in light of COVID 19 Risk
March 12, 2020
Update on the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 and the respiratory illness COVID 19: Incubation period and rationale for 14 days of Quarantine
Recommendations about Coronavirus for our patients
March 6, 2020
To our Multiple Sclerosis patients, their families and caregivers.The Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak is rapidly evolving, has entered the United States and willcertainly escalate before it subsides. The best up to date information can be obtained from theCenters for Disease Control at: https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/index.htmlThe information in this posting is based on our best understanding of COVID-19 as of 3/4/2020.It is important to recognize that people with MS who are on...
Immune Disease Activity in MS may differ according to Ethnicity
January 15, 2020
People with MS self-identifying with the Black African diaspora, and/or with Latin American ethnicity are on average more likely to experience a severe MS disease course. This trend is supported by several independent studies conducted over the past two decades. Collectively, these studies show that clinical disability and MRI measures; including, lesion number, lesion volume, and tissue atrophy, tend to be significantly pronounced among study participants with MS self-reporting as African...