Read up on CDC recommendations for the moderately or severely immunocompromised, building a personal COVID-19 plan, proper ventilation, and more.

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CDC Updated Recommendations

CDC updated recommendations for moderately or severely immunocompromised individuals.

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Improving Ventilation in Your Home

To prevent a COVID-19 infection, the CDC advises improving ventilation in your home.

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Blogs by Dr. Brian G.M. Durie
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Dr. Durie looks to Amanda Gorman’s poem, “An Ode We Owe” for strength, wisdom, and insight on global key issues that we are presently facing.

CDC COVID-19 guidance

In this week’s blog, IMF Chairman of the Board and Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Brian G.M. Durie makes sense of the CDC’s new COVID-19 guidelines by elaborating on the implications of recommendations vs mandates, by adapting new COVID-19 guidance specifically for myeloma patients, and by emphasizing the need for continued prudence to avoid being infected with COVID-19.  

published August 18, 2022

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With the emergence of omicron subvariants, IMF Chairman of the Board and Chief Scientific Officer Dr. Brian G.M. Durie provides a wealth of helpful information to raise awareness about these new subvariants as well as a must-do list for myeloma patients in this new era of COVID-19. He remains hopeful that new advances both in COVID-19 and myeloma will yield the best prevention strategies and that possibly, a cure for myeloma will no longer be elusive in the near future.

published July 21, 2022

IMF Videos on COVID-19
Should myeloma patients continue to wear masks?

Dr. Brian G.M. Durie discusses if myeloma patients should continue practicing prevention measures to avoid contracting the COVID-19 infection. 

When should patients consider Evusheld vs COVID-19 booster?

Dr. Brian G.M. Durie discusses when myeloma patients should consider and additional COVID-19 booster and when they should consider using the monoclonal antibody treatment Evusheld.

Is the COVID-19 pandemic over?

Dr. Brian G.M. Durie discusses the ongoing pandemic, emerging variants of concern, and how myeloma patients should continue preventative measures to stay safe. 

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Learn how to better manage side effects, discover optimal choices for relapsed patients, receive updates on ASH 2021 and 2022 COVID-19 Guidance.

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This IMF Patient and Family Webinar will focus on “Best Myeloma Management in the Era of COVID - 19” IMF Chairman Dr. Brian G.M. Durie will moderate presentations with a panel of myeloma experts.

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Learn the latest news on multiple myeloma treatment and care, guidance for staying safe in our COVID-19 world, updates on the emerging COVID-19 variants.

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