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COVID-19 Vaccination in Patients with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukaemia: What Can We Expect?

Published Online: March 21st 2021 touchREVIEWS in Oncology & Haematology. 2021;17(1):7-8 DOI: https://doi.org/10.17925/OHR.2021.17.1.7
Authors: Mohammad Ammad Ud Din, Saad Jamshed
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Patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia are at an increased risk of developing severe coronavirus disease (COVID-19). Although rollout of the novel vaccines against the disease may offer hope to ending the pandemic, their efficacy in patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia may be significantly lower compared to the general population.

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COVID-19 vaccine, chronic lymphocytic leukemia, mRNA vaccine, coronavirus, pandemic

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