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Leading Vasculitis Physician-Scientist Receives Covid-19 Vaccine

Dr. Peter Merkel, Director of the University of Pennsylvania Vasculitis Center and Co-Principal Investigator of the Vasculitis Patient-Powered Research Network, received his first dose of a COVID-19 vaccine just before New Year’s Eve.  Dr. Merkel says “I am excited that the vaccine will become increasingly available to everyone, especially patients with vasculitis and their families.  I wish the whole world a happy and a much healthier New Year!”