Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Receiving Anti-TNF Therapy Can Be Effectively Immunized

Mon, 13 Nov 2006 02:00 PM EST

... Despite being immunosuppressed, patients with rheumatoid arthritis are able to develop protective antibodies following pneumococcal and influenza vaccinations when also treated with anti-TNF agents, thus reducing their risk for developing the flu and the most common type of bacterial pneumonia, accor [click link for full article] ...