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view post Medical Meetings May Be Forever Changed

COVID-19 has caused medical conferences to be canceled this spring. Some regular attendees are expressing relief. Will this disruption lead

AI Might Spot At-Risk COVID-19 Patients
view post AI Might Spot At-Risk COVID-19 Patients

Developed by U.S. and Chinese researchers, the artificial intelligence (AI) program has been tested at two hospitals in China with

Many Surgery Centers to Serve As COVID-19 Hospitals
view post Many Surgery Centers to Serve As COVID-19 Hospitals

Under pressure, the federal government announced it will let surgery centers, hotels and even college dorms serve as hospitals to

COVID-19 Slows Drug Studies, Curbs Clinical Trials
view post COVID-19 Slows Drug Studies, Curbs Clinical Trials

Most studies not considered critical are being deferred. This won’t have much effect in the short term, but if this

Evidence COVID Survivors' Blood May Help Very Ill
view post Evidence COVID Survivors’ Blood May Help Very Ill

The study of five critically ill patients from near the initial epicenter of the novel coronavirus pandemic found that all

view post COVID-19 Daily: A Hospitalist’s Advice, Fighting an ‘Infodemic’

These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today.

view post Fighting COVID-19: ‘Everyone Can Do Something’

Healthcare professionals in specialty clinics may be wondering how they can help during the COVID-19 pandemic. Dr Jessica Sparks Lilley

view post High Anxiety in America Over COVID-19

Survey results show COVID-19 is affecting many Americans’ mental health, which is not surprising. But one expert warns that if

Too Many Patients, Too Few Ventilators: How U.S. Hospitals Cope With COVID-19
view post Too Many Patients, Too Few Ventilators: How U.S. Hospitals Cope With COVID-19

Intensive care units at besieged hospitals in New York and other cities are taking an “all hands on deck” approach

‘Red Dawn Breaking Bad’: Officials Warned About Safety Gear Shortfall Early On, Emails Show
view post ‘Red Dawn Breaking Bad’: Officials Warned About Safety Gear Shortfall Early On, Emails Show

As President Donald Trump called the nation “in good shape” to handle COVID-19, a cache of emails released by officials

view post What to Know About the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19)

This post displays information that is current as of March 18, 2020. We will continue to update it as the

How Three Countries Have Kept COVID-19 In Check
view post How Three Countries Have Kept COVID-19 In Check

Although the United States missed its chance to head off a COVID-19 epidemic, and is well on its way to

Respirator Masks - In Short Supply
view post Respirator Masks – In Short Supply

As the coronavirus pandemic stresses the U.S. health care system, personal protective equipment — including high-tech masks — are in

Shortages Looming for Respirators, Masks, Gowns
view post Shortages Looming for Respirators, Masks, Gowns

Only about 12% of facilities have been able to get supplemental PPE from federal resources, compared with 25% that have

What Coronavirus Precautions Do You Really Need?
view post What Coronavirus Precautions Do You Really Need?

Groceries, deliveries, takeout food – can we bring them into our homes safely in the middle of a pandemic? How

view post Measuring Social Distancing to Slow COVID-19

It takes multiple measures of social distancing to slow the spread of the new coronavirus, a study from Singapore concludes.

view post Living Well, 122 Pounds Lighter on a Plant-Based Diet

At the end of my annual physical in 2016, my doctor tried, once again, to talk to me about my

NYC Hospitals Struggle with Coronavirus Surge
view post NYC Hospitals Struggle with Coronavirus Surge

New York state, and in particular New York City, has become the epicenter of the outbreak in the U.S. and

Social Distancing May Be Working, New Study Hints
view post Social Distancing May Be Working, New Study Hints

Data show that the number of people with fever that’s an early indication of coronavirus infection started falling almost immediately

Coronavirus Similar to One Found in Pangolins
view post Coronavirus Similar to One Found in Pangolins

Evidence suggests that bats may be the likely reservoir for SARS-CoV-2, but intermediate host animals that could have led to