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PSC and COVID-19

COVID-19 is a disease caused by a new virus called SARS-CoV-2. With the number of cases rising, and daily briefings from the Prime Minister, we understand people may be worried or confused about what they need to do, particularly when they live with multiple health conditions.

We've put together a summary which we are updating regularly, covering the most common issues raised by people with PSC about COVID-19.

For the most up-to-date information, please visit your government's website.

COVID-19 Information

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News About COVID-19

How Effective is the COVID Vaccine for People with Weakened Immune Systems?

14 Sep 2021

How Effective is the COVID Vaccine for People with Weakened Immune Systems? Learn more about the OCTAVE and OCTAVE DUO trials and watch a video on this topic.

Updated Advice on COVID-19 Vaccinations

14 Sep 2021

Updates vaccine advice: boosters, third primary doses and vaccines for young people.

Vaccination Advice from NHSBT

30 Jun 2021

Data supports COVID-19 vaccination for people who have had a transplant or who are on the waiting list.

New Advice on COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca

07 Apr 2021

MHRA issues new advice, concluding a possible link between COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca and extremely rare, unlikely to occur blood clots.

COVID-19 Vaccine for Households of Those with Weakened Immune Systems

01 Apr 2021

Vaccines to be offered to people aged 16 and over living with people with weak immune systems.

COVID Vaccine for People on the Transplant Waiting List

18 Mar 2021

If you are on the transplant waiting list, did you know that NHSBT recommend that you have two COVID vaccine doses 21-28 days apart (depending upon vaccine type)?

COVID Vaccines and the Immune System

04 Mar 2021

How do COVID vaccines affect people who are taking immunosuppressive medicines?

NHSBT Liver Transplant Update for Patients (February 2021)

24 Feb 2021

Important information for anyone on the liver transplant waiting list.

What COVID-19 Vaccine Priority Groups are People with PSC in?

22 Feb 2021

Which priority groups are people with PSC in? How we can help if your doctors advises you that you are not in a priority group.

Additional Risk Factors Used to Identify People at High Risk of COVID-19

16 Feb 2021

Additional people who may be at high risk from COVID-19 have been identified using a risk score based on a wide range of factors that predict a more severe course of COVID-19 or an increased likelihood of getting COVID-19.

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