Throughout the world, people are emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, returning to a sense of normalcy. With the availability of vaccines, those with fully functioning immune systems can feel comfortable gathering indoors without masks and resuming life as it once was.
But this is not the case for everyone. Many of us with multiple sclerosis (MS) are on medications that suppress our immune systems, reducing our ability to mount a full vaccine response and leaving us more vulnerable to infectious disease.
Not only are vaccines less effective for those on immunosuppressants, but our immune systems also struggle to fight off viruses, allowing a more severe illness to set in.Read more on themighty.com