Tag: Coronavirus Testing

FDA OKs First Point-of-Care Antibody Test 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) has approved the first...

Infectious COVID-19 Can Persist in Gut for Weeks

For the first time, researchers detected active and prolonged infection of SARS-CoV-2 virus in the gastrointestinal (GI) tracts of people with confirmed COVID-19. Stool tests...

US Tops 500,000 COVID-19 Cases in Children

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The number of children infected with COVID-19 rose by 7.8% during...

A Doctor Was Charged $10,984 for a COVID-19 Antibody Test

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. This article is co-published with The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan...

Plasma Concerns, Testing Guidance Changes

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

College Coronavirus Testing Plans Are All Over the Map

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. University of Illinois graduate student Kristen Muñoz submits her saliva sample...

‘Sweet Spot’ for Antibody Tests is 3 to 4 Weeks Postexposure

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) is recommending against testing...

Vaccine Challenge Trials, Desperate PPE Measures

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Virus Testing in the US Is Dropping, Even as Deaths Mount

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. U.S. testing for the coronavirus is dropping even as infections remain...

COVID-19 Update: Conspiracy Theories, Cutaneous Clues

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Reopening vs Risk, First Antibody Quantity Tests

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

FDA OKs Two Blood Tests to Estimate SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies

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

COVID-19 Update: Fatality Rate, Dog Detectives

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Testing Falling Short, Residents Catch Virus at Party

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Doc Fired for PPE Complaint, Swab Comparison

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Disease-Ridden Mosquitoes Fly Free as Health Depts Focus on COVID

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Bug spray, swollen welts, citronella. It’s mosquito season. And in a...

COVID-19 Update: Shelter-in-Place, Hyperglycemia Predicts Death

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

HHS Targets Three US Cities for COVID-19 Test Surge

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. WASHINGTON — Federal officials announced plans for stepped-up free COVID-19 testing...

Fauci, CDC Chief Raise Concerns About Full Airline Flights

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The government’s top experts in infectious diseases on Tuesday criticized American...

New Tx Guidelines, More Infections

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

Are COVID-19 Antibody Results Overly Optimistic?

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 18, 2020 — Medscape has asked top experts to weigh in on the most pressing...

FDA Issues Alert on Accuracy of Abbott ID NOW Rapid Test

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Preliminary data suggest that Abbott Labs’ ID NOW rapid test for...

FDA Test Warning, ‘Warp Speed’ Vaccine Project

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...

The Unanticipated Consequences of Pandemic Care

The COVID-19 pandemic is fraught with unexpected twists, among them a dramatic plunge in emergency department patient volumes, according to an expert panel on unanticipated consequences...

Fauci Testifies, HCQ Trials Lack ECG

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think...