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Certain Cancer Patients Are At High Risk Of COVID-19 Vaccine Failure – Jamestown Post Journal

PITTSBURGH, Pa. — People with cancer that affects the blood, bone marrow or lymph nodes are at elevated risk of COVID-19 vaccine failure, particularly those with…

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Mounzer Agha
PITTSBURGH, Pa. — People with cancer that affects the blood, bone marrow or lymph nodes are at elevated risk of COVID-19 vaccine failure, particularly those with chronic lymphocytic leukemia, according to new results from an analysis of UPMC Hillman Cancer Center patients.
The finding prompted University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC clinician-scientists to issue a cautionary statement in the preprint journal medRxiv, urging such patients and those who interact with them…

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