Tag: 2019-nCoV

No One Tells Patients Their COVID Hospital Bills Are Covered

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. When Angela Settles’ husband, Darius, got sick with COVID-19, he was...

Chinese Americans Suffer Discrimination Related to COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Half of Chinese American parents and their children report having experienced...

RN Pay Remains Stagnant; LPNs Fare a Bit Better

Wages for registered nurses (RNs) remain stagnant and COVID-19 has prompted somewhat of an exodus, voluntary and involuntary, from the nursing profession, according to the...

Two COVID-19 Outpatient Antibody Drugs Show Encouraging Results

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Two COVID-19 antibody treatments, one developed by Regeneron and the other...

Starting ART Before MD Visit Speeds Care

Time to enrollment in HIV treatment dropped by 53% when clinicians sent people new to HIV treatment home from intake with a bottle of universal...

More Mask Wearing Could Save 130,000 US Lives by End of February

A cumulative 511,000 lives could be lost from COVID-19 in the United States by the end of February 2021, a new prediction study reveals. However,...

Troponin, Echo a Prognostic Power Combo in COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The prevalence of troponin-defined myocardial injury exceeded 60% among selected patients...

Colleges Testing Wastewater to Find COVID Outbreaks Early

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. More than 65 colleges or universities in the United States are...

‘We’re Not Going to Control the Pandemic’

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows said Sunday that the...

Clinicians Incensed by Trump’s Claim They’re Inflating COVID Numbers

Medical groups and the clinicians they represent are criticizing President Donald Trump for his claim that their drive for reimbursement for COVID treatment may have...

COVID-19 Taking a Toll on Med Students, Survey Shows

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically altered medical students’ experience in 2020, and many believe it will affect how they practice medicine long after the pandemic...

Thromboembolic Events High Despite Prophylaxis

Major thromboembolic complications and adverse cardiovascular events occurred with high frequency in patients with COVID-19, especially in the intensive care setting, despite a high use...

COVID-19 a New Opportunity for Suicide Prevention

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic poses clear threats to mental well-being, but...

The Ally in the Waiting Room

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. We think of a patient’s recovery happening in multiple locations –...

Moderna Might Seek Government OK for Vaccine in December

Pharmaceutical company Moderna has enrolled all 30,000 volunteers in its coronavirus vaccine clinical trial and might seek emergency use authorization for the vaccine as early...

Opinion: Bailout US Cancer Care

Dr Randall A. Oyer Many independent oncology practices struggled to make ends meet before COVID-19 ran roughshod over the US economy and health system. Now...

Healthcare Workers Ask OSHA for More Oversight on COVID-19 Safety

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Last spring, when Cliff Willmeng, RN, was working at United Hospital...

A Snapshot of COVID’s Global Havoc

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Some medical societies feature sessions at their annual meetings that feel...

Convalescent Plasma Falls Short in Phase 2 Trial

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Convalescent plasma may not prevent progression to severe disease or reduce...

Trump and Biden Face Off Over COVID-19, ACA in Final Debate

The COVID-19 pandemic figured prominently in the final debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden when they met on stage for...

HIV Testing Meets COVID-19, and the News Isn’t All Bad

Jennifer Hadayia, MPA, senior director of public health at Legacy Community Health in Houston, Texas, remembers when she first saw at-home HIV testing kits on...

COVID-19 Vaccine Standards Questioned at FDA Advisory Meeting

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Researchers and several medical groups on Thursday pressed for changes to...

FDA Approves Remdesivir, First Treatment for COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved remdesivir (Veklury) today...

Online Gamers to Help Build a More Stable Covid-19 Vaccine

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Quickly vaccinating billions of people around the globe against Covid-19 is...

UK Plans COVID-19 ‘Challenge’ Trials That Deliberately Infect Volunteers

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain will help to fund trials using a manufactured COVID-19 virus to deliberately infect young healthy volunteers with the hope of accelerating...