COVID-19 symptoms can linger for months
July 14, 2020
“Persistent symptoms are much worse for COVID patients than flu patients,” said Dr. Zijian Chen.
Even a few days of steroids may be risky, new study suggests
July 9, 2020
A retrospective study of more than 2.6 million Taiwanese adults echoes findings from a 2017 cohort study of more than 1.5 million U.S. adults.
Pregnant women at greater risk for severe COVID-19, CDC says
June 26, 2020
Pregnancy was linked to increased risk of hospitalization, admission to the ICU, and mechanical ventilation, but not death.
COVID-19 fears tied to dangerous drop in child vaccinations
May 14, 2020
Parents need to be reminded of the need to protect their children against vaccine-preventable diseases.
Survey shows just how dire PPE shortages are at many hospitals
April 3, 2020
Nearly half of US healthcare facilities reported being already or almost out of respirators for treating patients.
Infection control protects hospital staff from COVID-19, study shows
March 5, 2020
The Hong Kong success story may be due to enhanced laboratory surveillance, early airborne infection isolation, and rapid-turnaround molecular diagnostics.