COVID-19 UPDATE
4-19-2021
In an effort to keep our members current on the latest information regarding the coronavirus crisis and vaccinations, the Medical Society of Delaware is sharing the following:
Zoom Webinar on Guidance for VITT following J & J COVID-19 Vaccination

Please join the American Society of Hematology as they share guidance on diagnosis and management of suspected Vaccine-induced Immune Thrombotic Thrombocytopenia (VITT) following Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 Vaccination.
 
Hosted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
You are invited to a Zoom webinar.
When: Tuesday, April 20, 2021, 1:00 PM Eastern Time

Description: Rare cases of thrombosis with thrombocytopenia have been reported following vaccination with the Johnson & Johnson/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine. This one-hour seminar will review the background, diagnosis, and clinical management of this emerging disorder with experts from CDC and the American Society of Hematology, as well as how to report cases through CDC’s Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS).

Speakers: 
John T. Brooks, MD
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Chief Medical Officer, CDC COVID-19 Response
 
John R. Su, MD, PhD, MPH
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
Vaccine Safety Team, CDC COVID-19 Response
 
Lisa Baumann Kreuziger, MD, MS
Associate Investigator, Blood Research Institute, Versiti
Associate Professor, Hematology & Oncology, Medical College of Wisconsin
 
Jean Marie Connors, MD
Medical Director, Anticoagulation Management and Stewardship Services Hematology Division
Brigham and Women’s Hospital/Dana Farber Cancer Institute 
 
Please click the link below to join the webinar:
    Passcode: 810423
 
Or One tap mobile:
    US: +16692545252,,1600672158#,,,,*810423# or +16468287666,,1600672158#,,,,*810423#
 
Or Telephone:
   US: +1 669 254 5252 or +1 646 828 7666 or +1 551 285 1373 or +1 669 216 1590
   Webinar ID: 160 067 2158
   Passcode: 810423
   International numbers available: https://www.zoomgov.com/u/achNm2sQkg
 
Or an H.323/SIP room system:
   H.323: 161.199.138.10 (US West) or 161.199.136.10 (US East)                                                                                                                                       
   Meeting ID: 160 067 2158
   Passcode: 810423
   Passcode: 810423

Due to the large number of participants, the live question and chat feature will be disabled.

For more information and resources regarding COVID-19, MSD has created a coronavirus resource page on our website. View resource page 
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