COVID-19: Get vaccinated

COVID vaccines are now available in the UK. Make sure you get yours as soon as it is offered. Most people with dyskeratosis congenita will be classified as “extremely vulnerable” and will have priority for vaccination. Not registered as extremely vulnerable? Register here: All currently available and future COVID vaccines are suitable for those[…]

Understanding the COVID risk for patients with rare diseases: new interactive tool

A team of clinical genetics doctors working in collaboration with the British Society for Genetic Medicine, the Clinical Genetics Society and Aimes (a healthcare IT company) have developed an interactive tool for people with rare diseases. The tool is a quick online questionnaire that allows patients to better understand their risk of Covid-19 and is based on advice[…]