COVID-19 and IBD: Updates and Vaccines
January 27, 2022
Watch this video to get the latest updates and guidance on COVID-19 vaccines in children and adults living with Crohn's or colitis. Topics include: how the Omicron wave is different from prior waves, should IBD patients receive a 3rd and 4th dose vaccine, how should children with IBD be vaccinated, why do we see breakthrough infections after vaccines, what to do if you test positive for COVID-19 and how will we know when the pandemic is over?
Dr. Abdu Sharkawy (MD, BMSc, FRCPC), Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases, Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network | @SharkawyMD
Dr. Gilaad Kaplan (MD, MPH, FRCPC), Professor of Medicine, Gastroenterologist and Epidemiologist, Departments of Medicine and Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Past Chair of the Scientific and Medical Advisory Council, Crohn's and Colitis Canada | @gilkaplan
Dr. Eric Benchimol (MD, PhD, FRCPC), Professor, Pediatric Gastroenterologist, Department of Paediatrics, The Hospital for Sick Children (SickKids) and University of Toronto, Division of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, NASPGHAN Canadian Councilor, Chair of the Scientific and Medical Advisory Council, Crohn's and Colitis Canada | @ericbenchimol