Faced with the Delta variant, “given the gravity of the situation for immunocompromised patients, the wait is no longer appropriate”

Face the Delta variant, “given the seriousness of the situation for immunocompromised patients, the wait is no longer appropriate“estimates Professor Michel Goldman, professor of immunology at ULB, who once again warns of the measures to be taken as a priority and without delay with regard to these patients.

These are not only patients on dialysis but also all patients whose immune system is deeply weakened following organ or cell transplantation, immunosuppressive treatment administered for chronic inflammatory disease (multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis , Crohn’s enteropathy), severe immunodeficiency. In Belgium, their number can be estimated at at least 40,000“.

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