News@ESID - August 2020

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Dear Colleagues, Dear Friends,

August 2020.  Soon after I sent the cautiously worded previous newsletter, it became fully clear that having a regular joint ESID-INGID-IPOPI biennial meeting in Birmingham in Autumn was not an option. The board and local committee are giving their best effort to make the online meeting a valuable alternative, in close collaboration with INGID and IPOPI. Don’t hesitate and register. In times of medical challenges it’s even more important to get together and share knowledge and opinions.

A global effort to gather information on the course of COVID19 in PID is still ongoing and a set of COVID19 related items can be added to the ESID registry. The first results of a global study with IUIS will soon be posted on the ESID website.  In a parallel effort to understand the hyperinflammatory manifestations of COVID-19, Fabio Candotti is representing ESID in a shared data collecting endeavor with PReS, ISSAID, ERN-RITA and PRINTO.  Combined, the emerging information will serve as a guide to advise, reassure and protect the patients affected by PID worldwide.

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Stay in touch and stay safe.
Isabelle Meyts, ESID President
on behalf of ESID Board