Nearly 30% of those with rheumatic disease saw employment change early in COVID-19 pandemic

“People with rheumatic disease are at increased risk of infection due to immune dysregulation and the use of immunosuppressive medications,” Jonathan S. Hausmann, MD, of Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, in Boston, and colleagues wrote.

Nearly 30% of those with rheumatic disease saw employment change early in COVID-19 pandemic