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Monoclonal antibody treatment: information for MS healthcare providers

*COVID-19 vaccines remain the best defense against infection and should continue to be prioritized.
 
This information is meant to facilitate shared decision-making conversations with your patients in the outpatient setting and to supplement our content on Suspected COVID-19 and MS and COVID-19 Vaccine Guidance for People Living with MS.
 
Some MS disease modifying therapies may reduce COVID-19 vaccine efficacy. Monoclonal antibody treatment for pre-exposure prophylaxis has been authorized for those who are not expected to have adequate immune responses to the vaccine or who have a severe allergy to the vaccine. Monoclonal antibody treatment for post-exposure prophylaxis and mild or moderate COVID-19 disease is also available for some people. View the full National Institutes of Health - Therapeutic Mangement of Nonhospitalized Adults with COVID-19.

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