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Coronavirus and kidney disease

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Coronavirus and kidney disease

Our coronavirus and kidney disease hub pulls together all our work related to Covid-19.

Get the latest information about Covid-19 kidney research we are funding and how the charity has been affected by the pandemic.

Get answers to some of the questions we are asked most frequently about the Covid-19 vaccines.

Our work on Covid-19

Find out about our research and work into coronavirus and kidney disease that your generous donations are helping to fund.

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Latest information to stay safe

The Kidney Charities Together group have teamed up to provide you with the latest information around staying safe, treatment options available and research studies you can get involved in.

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Covid-19 vaccines and kidney disease

Take a look at our Covid-19 vaccine information, find out how vaccines help protect you and read our frequently asked questions.

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What is the risk of Covid-19 for kidney patients?

The latest data provides evidence that even following two vaccines, kidney patients are at higher risk of becoming seriously ill or dying from Covid-19 compared to the general population.

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Study investigating how third doses of Covid-19 vaccine protect immunocompromised patients

We're supporting a national study, MELODY, to investigate how well third doses of Covid-19 vaccine protect immunocompromised patients and identify who may still be at risk.

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Support for healthcare professionals

Our colleagues at the UK Kidney Association have just released new guidance for healthcare professionals looking after clinically extremely vulnerable kidney patients, which we are happy to endorse.

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Staying safe at work

People shouldn’t feel like they are being forced into Covid unsafe workplaces, especially with the new Omicron variant spreading so quickly, so we are supporting this initiative led by Kidney Care UK to urge employers to allow those at greatest risk from Covid to work from home. Share this letter with your employer if you are anxious

Covid-19 news and updates

Hear from other people living with kidney disease along with information on the latest research we're funding.

Your donation is more critical than ever

Every minute last year we spent £16.21 on research. With your support we can make sure life-saving research continues.

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