General plenary: Managing COVID-19 and bleeding disorders | Virtual Summit 2020


Language: English

Author(s): World Federation of Hemophilia

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This session from the WFH 2020 Virtual Summit was developed as an educational response to the COVID-19 pandemic for the global bleeding disorders community. Speakers Radoslaw Kaczmarek, Flora Peyvandi, Cedric Hermans and Mark Skinner discuss the pathophysiology and clinical manifestations of COVID-19, practical advice on the management of COVID-19, and safety and supply of plasma derived products during the pandemic.


The WFH does not engage in the practice of medicine and under no circumstances recommends particular treatment for specific individuals. For diagnosis or consultation on a specific medical problem, the WFH recommends that you contact your physician or local treatment centre. Before administering any products, the WFH urges patients to check dosages with a physician or hemophilia centre staff, and to consult the pharmaceutical company’s printed instructions.

The WFH does not promote any particular pharmaceutical product and any mention of any commercial brand in this presentation is strictly for educational purposes.