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Weill Cornell Medicine Multiple Sclerosis Center

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Patient Safety is our priority as we continue to re-expand services at the MS center

During the lockdown in New York state, our services at the MS center was scaled down, but continued. We were available for urgent visits and patients who were on infusion treatments that needed to be adninistred, continued to get them on schedule at our center.After New York re-emerged from the lock down, services at the MS center have been gradually increased under utmost precautions and keeping patient safety as topmost priorty.We are pleased with how this careful phased re-expansoin of care...
Antibody

Antibody Testing to SARS-COV-2

Summer is coming and things are slowly starting to open up. We are beginning to see more and more patients in the office but with social distancing, temperature check, symptom screening, masks/gloves and cleaning of rooms.With the feeling that severe lockdown may gradually end with phased opening of services including hair salons, churches and restaurants, more patients are asking about antibody testing.Antibody testing looks for IgM and IgG responses to virus. These are immunoglobulin...
COVID

COVID 19 Infection Risk in Multiple Sclerosis Patients

In December 2019, a novel corona virus. SARS-COV2 was identified in China. It rapidly spread around the world and was officially declared a pandemic by World Health Organization in early March 2020.New York City quickly became an epicenter of infection. Routine medical care and daily life dramatically changed to prevent spread of SARS-COV2.At the Weill Cornell MS center, we have continued care through urgent in-person visits if needed and virtual visits and infusion treatments in patients...

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