Author Archives: Vanda Pinto PhD

Case Report: Warm AIHA Plus CAD Possibly Triggered by COVID-19

The virus that causes COVID-19, SARS-CoV-2, may have triggered both warm and cold autoimmune hemolytic anemia (AIHA) in a 51-year-old man, a case study reports. The case report, “Warm and Cold Autoimmune Hemolytic Anemia in the Setting of COVID-19 Disease,” was published in the journal Cureus. AIHA comprises a…

COVID-19 Vaccine May Have Triggered CAD

Vaccination for SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, might have triggered cold agglutinin disease (CAD) in a 45-year-old woman, a case from Saudi Arabia reports. Her symptoms appeared three days after receiving the first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine. According to the study, the patient achieved complete remission…