N.B. woman with rare autoimmune disease undergoes

2022-04-05
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While many Canadians are wondering when they’re going to get their COVID-19 vaccine, a New Brunswick woman will soon have every vaccine she has ever received wiped out of her systemPremier Fran?ois Legault said last week tha.

Shelley Clark-Collinss struggles in COVID-19 fight, hope o, 56, of Saint John,?is in?Ottawa, where she will undergo a combination of intense chemotherapy and a blood stem cell transplant.

It’s an innovative, aggressive and risky procedure aimed at resetting her immune system.

Tomorrow, a?doctor at the Ottawa Hospital will begin the months-long process to remove stem?cells from her bone marrow, use?high doses of chemo to destroy her diseased immune system, then purify and reinject?those stem cells.

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