Patients with celiac disease have twofold higher risk for COVID-19-related hospitalization

Vaccination against COVID-19 is strongly recommended in patients with celiac disease, who are at greater risk for hospitalization due to SARS-CoV-2 infection compared with people who do not have celiac disease, according to research.“While studies have shown increased susceptibility to viral illnesses, the research to date has demonstrated similar incidences and outcomes between those with celiac disease (CD) with COVID-19 and the general population,” Andrew Ford, MD, an internal medicine resident at Cleveland Clinic, and colleagues wrote in Clinical Gastroenterology andRead More

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