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New patient registry PsoProtect for those battling both psoriasis and COVID-19/coronavirus could help provide treatment insights to both ailments
New patient registry PsoProtect for those battling both psoriasis and COVID-19/coronavirus could help provide treatment insights to both ailments

Scientists and physicians in the UK, working with an international coalition of experts and organizations, have launched a web-based registry that will gather health information on people with psoriasis who develop confirmed or suspected COVID-19/coronavirus. The results, if enough doctors participate, could provide important information in the treatment of both Continue Reading…

Amgen to test Otezla as possible COVID-19 coronavirus treatment
Amgen to test Otezla as possible COVID-19 coronavirus treatment

Biotech giant Amgen, known in the psoriasis world for its longtime blockbuster Enbrel (etanercept), a biologic used in the treatment of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis, has announced that the company “plans to study psoriasis drug Otezla as a potential treatment for COVID-19, the respiratory disease caused by the new coronavirus.” Continue Reading…

Coronavirus, COVID-19, and psoriasis: what you need to know
Coronavirus, COVID-19, and psoriasis: what you need to know

Short summary, with June 17 update • Take seriously the social distancing, hand-washing, face covering, and other recommendations from the CDC so we can stop the spread of COVID-19/coronavirus. It is NOT over yet. • Those with psoriasis and/or psoriatic arthritis should check in with their doctor to ask if Continue Reading…