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Alcohol consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic projected to cause more liver disease and deaths

Posted by Massachusetts General Hospital on January 11, 2022

Alcohol sales and consumption increased during the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the effect of the increase in consumption on population health is not fully understood. In new research published in Hepatology, a team led by investigators at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) projected rates of liver disease and associated deaths due to increased alcohol consumption during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The role of immunosuppressives in breakthrough Covid-19 infections among rheumatic patients

Posted by Massachusetts General Hospital on January 04, 2022

The efficacy of COVID-19 vaccines in the general population is well-established. Among patients with systemic autoimmune rheumatic diseases, however, many questions remain. Continue reading to learn what one physician found from tracking breakthrough cases among rheumatic patients. 

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