Covid 19 Resources

Covid 19 Resources2021-08-07T15:31:21-04:00

Here is a list of websites that contain useful information about WM and also some information about the COVID-19 virus.

The Covid-19 pandemic is a concern to all of us.  You can hear and read recommendations for the WM community below, from the experts that we rely on for WM knowledge.

ASH abstract: How good are Covid vaccines in WMers?

November 19th, 2022|

From the American Society of Hematology (ASH) conference, in December (2022): The full abstract title is "Clinical Effectiveness and Long-Term Serologic Responses of COVID-19 Vaccination in Patients with Multiple Myeloma and Waldenström Macroglobulinemia". But let's cut to a very quick [...]

COVID-19 Resource Hub

October 13th, 2022|

The Gastrointestinal Society has created a COVID-19 Resource Hub.  Information about it says: “Everything you need to know about COVID-19, including information on symptoms, prevention, testing, treatments, and variants is available in one place at The site includes active [...]

Paxlovid: Getting Hold of It

April 10th, 2022|

As you all know, the WM community has many members who are immunocompromised.  This can be for several reasons: they are on, or have recently been on, chemotherapy treatment for the disease (especially Rituxin / Rituximab) they are on BTK [...]

Covid-19 Antiviral Treatments: Availability

March 31st, 2022|

Paxlovid is an oral anti-viral treatment, approved by Health Canada.  It is used only once one has contracted Covid-19, and usage must begin within 5 days of symptom onset. We know that some provinces, for example Ontario, have published [...]

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