- During the first wave of the pandemic, we observed high mortality in transplant patients who contracted COVID-19, says the head of the clinic, Prof. Tomasz Wróbel. - It was even 50 percent, but then there was no vaccine. The situation changed dramatically when we started vaccinating these patients. Infections sti...
Vaccines protect 90% of transplant patients.
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Research conducted at the Department of Hematology, Blood Cancer and Bone Marrow Transplantation of the University Teaching Hospital in Wrocław has provided evidence of the effectiveness of vaccination in a group of patients at particular risk of severe COVID-19. They are patients after bone marrow transplants for the treatment of leukemia.