No increase in risk of coronavirus disease 2019 in people with multiple sclerosis

Takeaway

  • There is no increased risk of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection observed in people with multiple sclerosis (MS) or neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorders (NMOSD), irrespective of whether they use disease-modifying drugs.

Why this matters

    The results add further knowledge on which people are at higher risk of COVID-19 infection, so the correct procedures and clinical practices can take place.