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Age-Stratified COVID-19 Hospitalization Rates for People With Autoimmune Inflammatory Rheumatic Disease
Rheumatologists are understandably concerned regarding immune suppressed patients amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. What are the risk factors for hospitalization? And do drugs which act against inflammation complicate matters?
Investigational Cancer Therapy Kills SARS-CoV-2
Medication shown to inhibit virus from infecting cells and replicating.
Hookworm Vaccine Candidate Clears Phase I Hurdles
An estimated 450 million people suffer from hookworm infection each year, but a new study suggests it may soon be possible to vaccinate against the infection.
Treatment of Sepsis with New Program Deemed Success
The time to first antibiotic dose is an important step of this new program, however it may require an audit after review according to a new study.
CDC Guidelines Shift Amid Coronavirus Aerosol Debate
On Friday, new guidelines from CDC sought to show how the pandemic coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads. By Monday, those guidelines changed.
Designing a Study to Investigate Gum Disease Associated Inflammation in SARS-CoV-2 Infection
Dr. Shervin Molayem, DDS, continues our discussion on his recent paper The Mouth-COVID Connection: Il-6 Levels in Periodontal Disease — Potential Role in COVID-19-Related Respiratory Complications.
How Singapore Managed COVID-19 Outbreaks Among Foreign Workers
The country successfully managed thousands of mild cases among foreign construction workers at the height of the pandemic through an isolation facility. It may not be an applicable model, though.
Lessons Learned from One of the Earliest American Cases of MIS-C
A pediatric cardiologist discusses the specifics of a case study, the importance of adaptability, and how her healthcare system has developed treatment protocols in these cases.