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Advisories from SCDAA's Medical and Research Advisory Committee 

  • Sickle Cell Disease Association of America  Medical and Research Advisory Committee COVID-19 Update

  • “December 23, 2021 – SCDAA MARAC reminds the sickle cell community that the COVID-19 pandemic is having another increase in infections.  New variants like omicron are emerging, as is common for RNA viruses, and vaccination rates need to consequently improve.  Vaccinations can protect against severe illness. A new mediation might also help as early treatment for infected individuals.”

  • Further details/recommendations on website: https://www.sicklecelldisease.org/2021/12/23/marac-advisory-statement-update-about-covid-19/