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Multiple sclerosis and COVID vaccination: how to improve the response by erasing B cells

Multiple sclerosis and COVID vaccination: how to improve the response by erasing B cells

Medicomunicare Magazine | Health and Medical News

New research shows that Multiple Sclerosis (MS) patients undergoing anti-CD20 (aCD20) treatment – which depletes the B cells that contribute to the MS attacks – are able to mount robust T-cell responses to the mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, despite having a muted antibody response to the vaccines. Because B cells are responsible for antibody production, patients’

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