Preventive measures against COVID-19 are important even if a patient has recovered from a prior SARS-CoV-2 infection, says infectious disease expert Frank Esper, MD. In this article, Dr. Esper discusses the first documented cases of SARS-CoV-2 reinfection.
Prior research has reinforced obesity as a major risk factor for poor outcomes in patients with COVID-19. Now, a study conducted at Cleveland Clinic has shown that bariatric surgery may substantially improve the prognosis for these patients.
This visual tracker of COVID-19 case and mortality data is updated daily to keep you abreast of national and state-by-state trends in the pandemic’s epidemiology.
Pregnant women with COVID-19 are at higher risk for hospitalization than nonpregnant women with COVID-19, though risk of death is the same in both populations. Reproductive infectious disease expert Oluwatosin Goje, MD, discusses preterm delivery and other complications of COVID-19 in pregnancy.
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As hospitals across the country fear shortages of healthy caregivers, they launch a public health campaign, pleading with all Americans to #MaskUp.
When the COVID-19 crisis hit, physician response changed quickly when it became apparent that the only way they were going to be able to help their patients was through virtual visits.
COVID-19 has catapulted nursing into the digital world, embracing a new generation of technology in healthcare. ACNO Dr. Nelita Iuppa shares insight on how nurses can prepare for digital nursing practice.
A leukemia expert provides a model for how to respond to patients’ questions about cancer and their COVID-19 risk.
A new network medicine study finds that melatonin usage may prevent COVID-19 infection, though large-scale trials are needed. Researcher Feixiong Cheng, PhD, discusses his team’s findings.
Analysis indicates fewer COVID-19 related deaths on weekends compared with weekdays. In this article, Hany Aly, MD, shares the data.