Researchers scramble to meet ‘urgent need’ for COVID-19 vaccine

May 28, 2020
As deaths from COVID-19 increase to more than 100,000 in the United States, institutions around the world are working to develop an effective…

How will the COVID-19 pandemic end?

May 22, 2020
The WHO reported the largest single-day increase in cases of COVID-19 this week, with WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, PhD, MSc,

Arkansas church gatherings lead to dozens of cases of COVID-19

May 20, 2020
Several gatherings at an Arkansas church between March 6 and 11 resulted in 35 confirmed cases of COVID-19 among attendees and 26 additional cases…

Communities of color experience higher rates of COVID-19-related hospitalizations, deaths

May 15, 2020
COVID-19 has had a “disparate impact” on members of the black and Hispanic/Latinx communities in the United States, according to data…

Q&A: COVID-19 superinfections and antimicrobial resistance

May 14, 2020
Nosocomial superinfections, including ones that are resistant to antimicrobials, will likely develop in “an appreciable minority” of…

COVID-19 could ‘undo much of the progress’ toward WHO global development goals

May 13, 2020
Life expectancy and healthy life expectancy have increased, with the biggest gains observed in low-income countries, according to the WHO’s…
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IDSA: Interventions are ‘urgently needed’ to limit spread of COVID-19 in jails

May 13, 2020
The Infectious Diseases Society of America and the HIV Medicine Association have issued policy recommendations to address the “alarmingly high…

BARDA, Cytovale launch study to diagnose sepsis in patients with COVID-19

April 30, 2020
Cytovale Inc. will expand its partnership with the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority, or BARDA, to examine the use of…
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Fauci on remdesivir for COVID-19: ‘This will be the standard of care’

April 29, 2020
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Director Anthony S. Fauci, MD, said today that data from a multinational randomized control…

IDSA publishes PPE guidelines for health care workers treating COVID-19

April 28, 2020
The Infectious Diseases Society of America has published a set of eight recommendations that provide guidance on the use of personal protective…