Here is My Question:
Another timely question on the coronavirus and Ocrevus. The CDC has recommended that those over 60 and those with "compromised systems" should "stay at home as much as possible."
How does this apply to someone in his mid 50's and on Ocrevus?
Anyone on Ocrevus, rituximab or any Lymphocyte depleting therapy should consider themselves at higher risk for complications from COVID 19. This risk will be greater in the following individuals:
Therefore, take the CDC recommendations seriously.
Revere (Rip) Kinkel MD
Professor of Clinical Neurosciences
Director of the Multiple Sclerosis Program
Clinical Neurosciences Director
University of California San Diego
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