COVID-19 Vaccination and Myositis – Webinar

Join The Myositis Association on Tuesday January 12, 2021 at 6:00 pm est for a COVID 19 Vaccinations & Myositis webinar with panel discussion! The Myositis Association has received many questions from the community about the Covid-19 vaccines and whether they are appropriate for people with myositis. The situation is complex (multiple vaccines, different timeline for approvals…

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TMA Position on COVID Vaccines

The Myositis Association has received many questions from the community about the Covid-19 vaccines and whether they are appropriate for people with myositis.  The situation is complex (multiple vaccines, different timeline for approvals in different countries, availability issues) and is further compounded by each individual’s medical condition.  TMA recommends that people with myositis make their own decision on whether to…

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Answers to vaccine questions from myositis patients

In a two-part video series, Dr. Rohit Aggarwal, chair of TMA’s board of directors, answered specific questions from myositis patients. He also released a video on the overall effectiveness and safety of the vaccines. You can find both videos here. The following are Dr. Aggarwal’s answers to the most common questions asked by myositis patients. Thanks to…

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Myositis Mavens

Welcome the Myositis Mavens In early November, TMA  launched the “Myositis Mavens,” a group trained in community outreach and education.  The term “maven” comes from Yiddish, meaning “one who understands.”  Mavens are those with deep understanding acquired through experience over the years, and TMA believes this is a fitting title for our trained patients and…

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Giving Tuesday

Remember TMA on “Giving Tuesday” Many of you will have received a letter from TMA’s board chairman, Jim Matthews, about including TMA in your year-end holiday donations. While we welcome donations at any time; and of any amount, many of our members like to make small donations on “Giving Tuesday,” as they go forward with…

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