Department of Gastroenterology, Sriramakrishna Ashrama Charitable Hospital, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
*Corresponding Author: Neeraj Vinayakumar, Department of Gastroenterology, Sriramakrishna Ashrama Charitable Hospital, Trivandrum, Kerala, India.
Received: August 27, 2021; Published: October 01, 2021
Citation: Neeraj Vinayakumar. “COVID-19 Vaccination in Chronic Liver Disease". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 5.11 (2021): 01.
&nsp; Overall, more than 212 million cases of COVID-19 has been reported globally with nearly 4.5 million deaths . WHO has identified those with chronic liver disease as a vulnerable group. Many of the patients with chronic liver disease go in for decompensation and acute on chronic liver failure after getting infected with COVID-19. It is seen not only immediately after COVID-19 infection but even months after getting cleared of the infection, the mechanism of which is yet to be understood.
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