COVID-19 symptoms appear more muted in pediatric patients than adults, according to a new study analyzes epidemiological characteristics of COVID-19 in children. Pediatric infectious disease expert Frank Esper, MD, discusses the implications and limitations of the study and how to advise parents about preventive measures.
Learn more about how COVID-19 causes ARDS, the histology of ARDS, and how diffuse alveolar damage causes hypoxia in this video.
Infectious disease outbreaks like COVID-19 can place considerable stress on caregivers, many of whom play a vital role in the delivery of care — and information — to patients and their families, and within their communities. The American Psychiatric Association published the following tips encouraging caregivers to prioritize their own health during this global health crisis.
COVID-19 poses particular concerns for people being treated for neuroimmunologic disorders like multiple sclerosis. Our expert clinicians offer nuanced guidance on counseling patients about balancing risks and benefits.
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In a public health crisis, caregivers and patients alike face ethical issues, including social restrictions, distribution of resources and privacy. In this Q&A, bioethicist Jane Jankowski, DPS, summarizes current and anticipated ethical dimensions of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Traditional methods of drug discovery cannot keep up with the rapid emergence and mutation of human coronavirus epidemics. Feixiong Cheng, PhD, has applied a network-based prediction model to identify targets for drug repurposing for the treatment of COVID-19.
Frank Esper, MD, pediatric infectious disease specialist, shares insight on COVID-19, discusses “old” and “new” coronaviruses and explores the impact of globalization on infectious diseases.