Journal of Multiple Sclerosis

ISSN - 2376-0389
NLM - 101654564

Eoin Synnott

Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation, Northumbria University at Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom


  • Editorial   
    Bridging the Gap in Multiple Sclerosis Rehabilitation During Covid-19
    Author(s): Eoin Synnott*

    In March 2020 the WHO declared that COVID-19 had reached pandemic state. To date the primary focus internationally has been on the preservation of life. For those with pre-existing neurological disease, there is an additional concern with early evidence suggesting this group could be predisposed to adverse outcomes. Multiple sclerosis (MS) patients are a particularly vulnerable group during this pandemic. The combination of an autoimmune neurodegenerative disorder and the immunosuppression caused by the typically prescribed pharmacological agents augments the risk of complications in this group [1]. As a public health precaution, international governmental bodies recommended that people with multiple sclerosis (pwMS) self-isolate as much as possible to reduce their risk of contracting the virus. .. View More»

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