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Is COVID-19 vaccination effective in dialysis patients?

Dialysis patients began to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in February 2021. However, there were many doubts about whether immunisation would be effective for them, as these patients have an altered immune system. The Nephrology Department at Hospital Clínic studied the immune response of more than 200 patients and concluded that the vast majority were able to create antibodies and were therefore protected from coronavirus.