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President Biden Signs Additional Executive Orders on COVID-19, Healthcare, and More

January 29, 2021

Since taking office on January 20th, the Biden Administration has implemented many policies through executive orders that may benefit or impact people with MS. These policies have largely been in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, economic security, equity, healthcare, housing, transportation and immigration issues. 

Click here to view a list of executive orders that we believe may impact people with MS. To view all of the executive orders issued by President Biden, please click here

About Multiple Sclerosis

Multiple sclerosis is an unpredictable, often disabling disease of the central nervous system. Symptoms range from numbness and tingling to blindness and paralysis, and there is currently no cure for MS. The progress, severity and specific symptoms of MS in any one person cannot yet be predicted, but advances in research and treatment are leading to better understanding and moving us closer to a world free of MS. An estimated 1 million people live with MS in the United States. Most people with MS are diagnosed between the ages of 20 and 50, and it affects women three times more than men.

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