Merck’s new COVID-19 pill: ‘Game changer’ or just one more tool?
October 7, 2021
“It’s not exactly a home run, like penicillin for strep throat ... but it is encouraging.”
COVID-19 booster shots to start in September: Officials
August 18, 2021
Booster shots to ramp up protection against COVID-19 infection are slated to begin the week of Sept. 20, the Biden administration announced at a press briefing August 18.Those who received the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines ...
Will the Delta variant peak and then burn out?
August 5, 2021
Some experts are heartened by the recent decrease in COVID-19 cases in the U.K. and India, both hard-hit with the Delta variant.
ID experts dole out practical advice to help with mask confusion
May 21, 2021
The CDC did not ‘’lift” the mask mandate, but rather supplied guidance for those who are fully vaccinated.
COVID-19 and masks: Doctor, may I be excused?
August 14, 2020
“If you look at the research, patients with COPD, those with reactive airway, even those can breathe through a mask.”
COVID vaccine tested in people shows early promise
July 21, 2020
The vaccine is among hundreds being tested worldwide to try to halt the pandemic.
Can convalescent plasma treat COVID-19 patients?
April 17, 2020
How COVID-19 patients can receive convalescent plasma, who is eligible to donate, and early results of treatment.
CDC issues new return-to-work guidelines
April 10, 2020
Essential workers must take their temperature before work, wear a facial mask at all times, and practice social distancing when at work.