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COVID-19 & Myasthenia Gravis Resource List

The following is a collection of current COVID-19 vaccine resources pertaining to myasthenia gravis from external organizations. This article is intended to provide the reader with general, updated information. It is not meant to be used as a substitute for medical advice. Should you have questions about the vaccine regarding your personal health and care plan, please consult your physician and medical providers.

COVID-19 & Myasthenia Gravis Resource List

The following resources are in alphabetical order.

Last Updated on December 16th, 2020


Brain and Life Magazine

Managing Myasthenia Gravis During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Center for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC)

General Information/Landing Page for Vaccines

Conquer MG

Resource Page for MG & COVID-19

Food & Drug Administration (FDA)

FDA COVID-19 Vaccine News & Updates

George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences

Myasthenia Gravis and the COVID-19 Epidemic: Things for you to know

Presentation by: Hana Axelrod, MD, MPH, Henry J. Kaminski, MD, & Helen Girma

International MG/COVID-19 Working Group

Guidance for the management of myasthenia gravis (MG) and Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) during the COVID-19 pandemic

"...because most patients with MG are on immunosuppressive or immunomodulatory therapies and may also have respiratory muscle weakness, there is a theoretical concern that MG/LEMS patients may be at higher risk of contracting the infection or experiencing severe manifestations of COVID-19."

Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA)

COVID-19 Recommendations for the Neuromuscular Community

Request to CDC to Provide Neuromuscular Disease Patients Early Access to Federally Approved COVID-19 Vaccine

Myasthenia Gravis Foundation of America (MGFA)

Official Statement on COVID-19 Vaccine for the MG Community

Myasthenia Gravis News

MDA Wants Neuromuscular Disease Patients to Have Early Access to COVID-19 Vaccine

We will continue to update this list as we gather more information regarding the COVID-19 vaccines and myasthenia gravis.

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