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Do I need a 5th COVID Vaccine AND Evusheld if I have lupus?

As of this moment, 90% of the COVID infections in the US are due to the Omicron variants. The older vaccines and Evusheld do not provide adequate Omicron …

Epstein-Barr Virus Vaccine to Prevent Lupus and Other Diseases

An Epstein Barr virus (EBV) vaccine to prevent lupus? EBV infection may be a common trigger, causing the onset of diseases like lupus. This list includes disorders such as:


Sjogren’s disease

Rheumatoid arthritis

Multiple sclerosis

Chronic fatigue syndrome (myalgic

New Pneumonia, Shingles, and Hepatitis Vaccine Recommendations [2022]


Centers for Disease Control 2022 Recommendations

In February 2022, the CDC came out with its new vaccine recommendations. In this post, I will summarize the important changes for people who are immunosuppressed (such as people with systemic lupus …

COVID Vaccines, Evusheld & Stopping Drugs for Shots [FEB 2023 Update]

Stopping Methotrexate for 1 Week as Effective as 2 Weeks after Flu shots [FEB 2023 Update)

Impact of temporary methotrexate discontinuation for 1 week versus 2 weeks
This was the study design of stopping MTX for either one week or two weeks after flu vaccines

A February 2023 study shows that …

Lupus and Vaccines: Shingles, Shingrix, and Zostavax

posted in All on November 27, 2021 by

Donald Thomas

Knowing how lupus and vaccines interact is important since infections are one of the top two causes of death and vaccines are instrumental in preventing infections. Most people realize how incredibly painful shingles is. However, many don’t realize just how