Dr. Fauci: Extraordinary challenges, scientific triumphs with COVID-19
May 18, 2021
“The speed and efficiency with which these highly efficacious vaccines were developed, and their potential for saving millions of lives, are due to an extraordinary multidisciplinary effort.”
COVID-19 infection conveys imperfect immunity in young adults
April 23, 2021
One in 10 Marine recruits with prior SARS-CoV-2 infections were reinfected during basic training.
Metapneumovirus infections clinically indistinguishable from flu, RSV
November 17, 2020
Those at risk for severe or fatal metapneumovirus infections include frail elderly and patients with cardiovascular disease or compromised immunity.
Potentially practice-changing bacterial therapy trials analyzed
October 29, 2020
Intravenous fosfomycin could improve treatment of complicated UTIs, but adjunctive inhaled amikacin did not improve pneumonia outcomes in ventilated patients.
Ultrasound, cardiac CT valuable in COVID-19 assessment
July 27, 2020
An expert panel of the American College of Cardiology offers evidence-based guidance for evaluating cardiac complications of COVID-19 infections.
Triple-antiviral combo speeds COVID-19 recovery
May 11, 2020
Time to viral negativity and hospital stay were shorter for those treated with lopinavir/ritonavir, ribavirin, and interferon vs. lopinavir/ritonavir only.
COVID-19 pulmonary severity ascribed to coagulation differences
May 6, 2020
Higher mortality risk among whites with severe COVID-19 infections may be linked to higher propensity for thromboembolism than Chinese patients.
Case fatality rate for COVID-19 near 1.4%, increases with age
April 1, 2020
“These early estimates give an indication of the fatality ratio across the spectrum of COVID-19 disease and show a strong age gradient in risk of death.”
Rheumatologists to share knowledge in COVID-19 patient-centered registry
March 19, 2020
The soon-to-be launched registry will help guide clinicians in the treatment of patients with rheumatologic disorders treated with immunosuppressive medications.
Clinicians petition government for national quarantine
March 18, 2020
The petition was started by an apolitical Facebook group to focus attention on what members see as the most critical issues for clinicians.