COVID-19 Vaccination with Rheumatic Diseases

People with rheumatic diseases face increased risk from COVID-19.


People with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases may have concerns and questions about COVID-19 and the coronavirus vaccine. Rheumatic conditions include rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, lupus, ankylosing spondylitis and others. Many of these diseases are treated with medications that suppress parts of the immune system, which has implications for vaccination.

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