Johnson & Johnson announces lead COVID-19 vaccine candidate

March 30, 2020
Johnson & Johnson today announced the selection of a lead COVID-19 vaccine candidate from constructs it had been working on since January 2020…
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Researchers to collaborate on natural killer cell-based COVID-19 treatment

March 30, 2020
Green Cross LabCell, a South Korea-based biopharmaceutical company, announced it will begin development of a COVID-19 treatment based on its…
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FDA authorizes emergency use of antimalarial drugs for COVID-19

March 30, 2020
The FDA authorized the emergency use of two antimalarial medications to treat some hospitalized patients with COVID-19. The agency issued an…
In the Journals

Patients with negative pharyngeal COVID-19 tests may still have virus

March 30, 2020
Patients diagnosed with COVID-19 who have negative pharyngeal tests and are subsequently released from the hospital may not be virus free, according…

Survey: Primary care practices ‘shutting down’ due to COVID-19

March 30, 2020
COVID-19 has had a major impact on primary care offices, resulting in fewer routine visits, high staffing shortages and more telehealth visits…
In the Journals

Body positioning may affect lung recruitability in COVID-19-related ARDS

March 30, 2020
Alternating between supine and prone positioning appeared to improve lung recruitability in a small cohort of mechanically ventilated patients with…
Feature

Guest commentary: Shed light on Black History with a social media movement

March 30, 2020
In this guest commentary, Earl V. Campbell III, MD, Advanced Interventional Endoscopy Fellow and gastroenterologist at Yale School of

Q&A: Telepsychiatry plays vital role in combating mental health effects of COVID-19

March 30, 2020
The novel coronavirus pandemic has led to numerous quarantine and social isolation measures throughout the United States and the world. Thus…
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ACC president: Cardiology ‘family’ will persevere through COVID-19 crisis

March 28, 2020
The cardiology profession has responded strongly to previous world crises and will do the same for the COVID-19 pandemic, American College of…

Loss of smell, taste may be symptoms of COVID-19

March 27, 2020
Loss of smell and a subsequent loss of taste may be early symptoms of COVID-19, according to the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck…
FDA News

FDA accepts Genentech’s drug applications for Xofluza in children

March 27, 2020
The FDA has accepted a new drug application and two new supplemental drug applications for the influenza antiviral Xofluza, all involving children…
FDA News

FDA OKs use of certain devices as ventilators amid COVID-19 pandemic

March 27, 2020
In an attempt to mitigate ventilator shortages during the COVID-19 pandemic, the FDA has issued an emergency use authorization to allow the emergency…

Experts say US surpassing Italy, China in COVID-19 cases was inevitable

March 27, 2020
The United States now leads the world in the total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases, surpassing China and Italy by thousands. According to the…
In the Journals

Myocardial injury may be key in predicting COVID-19 fatalities

March 27, 2020
New data from Wuhan, China, indicate that myocardial injury appears to be associated with death in patients with COVID-19. However, the association…
Feature

Preparing for surge capacity during COVID-19 pandemic

March 27, 2020
As the COVID-19 pandemic escalates in the United States, concerns have grown about the strain that the inevitable increase in patients will cause to…

Bausch Health donates medication, products to COVID-19 fight

March 27, 2020
Bausch Health is donating medications and medical products, as well as increasing production of drugs that could be useful in treating COVID-19…

OB-GYNs: Despite low risk, take steps to protect pregnant women from COVID-19

March 27, 2020
WHO, CDC and the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists have all issued recommendations to health care professionals for the treatment…
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VIDEO: Impact of coronavirus on a private practice in Ohio

March 26, 2020
Darrell E. White, MD, a private practice owner and anterior segment ophthalmologist in Westlake, Ohio, who also authors The Dry Eye column for…
In the Journals

Swabbed PPE worn during COVID-19 patient care test negative for virus

March 26, 2020
Personal protective equipment, including goggles, N95 respirators and shoes, worn by health care workers caring for patients with SARS-CoV-2 tested…
In the Journals

Researchers examine 69 existing drugs for efficacy against COVID-19

March 26, 2020
A team of researchers from around the world have identified 69 different drugs and compounds, including FDA-approved agents, compounds in clinical…