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Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Coronavirus and covid vaccine information for people affected by leukaemia, lymphoma, myeloma, MDS, MPN, or any blood cancer.

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Antibody and antiviral treatments

The latest treatments for covid that people with blood cancer are eligible for, including sotrovimab, Paxlovid, remdesivir and molnupiravir. Updated 21 March 2022.

Coping with the lifting of restrictions

Key things to know for people with blood cancer as free testing and self-isolation rules are removed. Updated 24 February 2022.

How to get the vaccine doses you're entitled to

Information about covid vaccines and boosters for adults and children who have blood cancer, or live with someone who does. Updated 21 March 2022.

What if someone in my household gets covid?

What to do if you have blood cancer and someone you live with tests positive for covid, including how long before it's safe to mix again. Updated 19 January 2022.

Covid vaccine efficacy and blood cancer

What we know so far about covid vaccine effectiveness in people with different types of blood cancer. Updated 1 February 2022.

Blood cancer and coronavirus stories

Hear from other people with blood cancer about their experiences of shielding, managing risk, remote healthcare, working, and coping emotionally.

Coping with your emotions about coronavirus

If you're feeling anxious, stressed, sad or angry right now, you're not alone. Here are some helpful links and resources.

Staying safe and government guidance

Practical ways to protect yourself, coping with the pausing of shielding, and government guidelines for clinically extremely vulnerable people in England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Updated 17 May 2021.

Blood cancer and coronavirus

Who is at high risk from coronavirus, understanding your own level of risk, what to do if you get COVID-19 symptoms, and how coronavirus may affect treatment plans. Updated 17 May 2021.

Latest news on COVID-19 and blood cancer

Read the latest news stories and blogs about coronavirus and blood cancer.

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