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This guidance provides. advice on two things, both relating to adults with rare diseases:
PHTS as a condition is not listed as either a reason to prioritise for vaccination, or as a contra-indication.
The Cleveland Clinic Laos have some information on COVID-19 vaccinations as part of its PHTS Frequently Asked Questions.
Therefore, in general, people with PHTS should be vaccinated in line with the plans for the general population.
However, due to the wide variation in symptoms and characteristics associated with PHTS, as well as other conditions people living with PHTS may experience and associated treatments, it is important to seek advice from your doctor to check what is most appropriate for you and associated family members.
In addition, experience with Covid-19 vaccinations is growing rapidly, including the approval of vaccines for use in children in some countries, underlining the need to seek up-to-date information from your doctor.