COVID-19 and Underlying Chronic Lung Disease: What Is Known About Risk and Managing Care

Patients with COVID-19 who have underlying chronic lung disease are at increased risk for developing severe illness. Pulmonologist Brian Southern, MD, recently authored a review article in Cleveland Clinic Journal of Medicine’s COVID-19 Curbside Consults series. In this article, he takes a closer look at what is known about ILD and sarcoidosis in the context of the pandemic and offers insights for managing care.

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Adolescent Mental Health During COVID-19

Isolation associated with social distancing has been stressful for teens; however, reopening comes with its own challenges. Adolescent medicine specialist Ellen Rome, MD, MPH, explains why extra vigilance is called for, especially with adolescents who struggled with depression or anxiety before the COVID-19 pandemic.