COVID-19

The COVID-19 (Novel coronavirus) pandemic has quickly infected over a million people worldwide.  While most people with COVID-19 infections have mild or no symptoms, a significant proportion of patients can become quite ill. At this time, little is known about how patients with rheumatic diseases, many of whom use medications and drugs that suppress the immune system, are affected by the virus.  We hope to recruit adults with rheumatic diseases, and parents of children with rheumatic diseases into our study to obtain insights about how best to prevent or treat COVID-19 in this potentially vulnerable population.
 
 
Who is eligible to participate?
Adults ages 18 and over with a rheumatic disease, as well as parents of children with a rheumatic disease are eligible to enroll. Any patient from any country in the world may join our study.
 
 
Click here to take the survey: https://rheum-covid.org/patient-survey

Our Mission

Founded in 2005, the APS Foundation of America, Inc. is dedicated to fostering and facilitating joint efforts in the areas of education, public awareness, research, and patient services for Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) in an effective and ethical manner.

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APS Foundation of America, Inc.
P. O. Box 801
LaCrosse, WI 54602-0801

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