A vaccination campaign against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) infection has been organized at EU level in all European countries simuA vaccination campaign against SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) infection has been organized at EU level in all European countries simultaneously.
There is no reason for people with rare disease to avoid vaccination against SARS-CoV-2. Vaccination is important to protect the whole population as well as patients with rare skin diseases, although ultimately it remains the personal choice of each individual.
We particularly encourage vaccination for patients with disorders which may affect the immune system making complications of COVID-19. The currently available “mRNA vaccines” are dead vaccines and should not pose a risk to patients with immune deficiency and those undergoing immunosuppressive treatment.
Depending on the availability of other types of vaccines, in the future, new recommendations may be necessary.
There is no contraindication to vaccination against SARS-CoV-2 for patients with Monogenic connective tissue disorders.
Vaccination against COVID19 is important for the whole population including patients with connective tissue disorders. Although vaccination remains the patient’s choice, as it is the own choice for any citizen.
It could be strongly recommended for patients with connective tissue disorders, particularly for those with bad general condition, severe vascular and/or important lung involvement.
For detailed advice, don’t hesitate to contact the specialist who ensures your medical follow-up by email, fax or telephone.