Covid-19 and people with neuromuscular disorders: World Muscle Society position and advice

The category of neuromuscular disease (NMD) covers a wide range of different diagnoses with widely varying levels of disability even in people with the same diagnosis. It is difficult, therefore to make specific recommendations that apply generally. The following are recommendations that apply to numerous neuromuscular disorders. These recommendations are designed primarily for patients, carers, general neurologists and non-specialist medical providers. They are also intended to inform neuromuscular specialists particularly regarding frequently asked questions and basic service requirements. In-depth reference links are provided.

Note: COVID-19 is a rapidly evolving field. The advice in this document is subject to regular revision. Please ensure that you are using the most up to date version of the document.

Published on 12 December 2020.

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