Tag: infection in the immunocompromised host

Disturbing Number of Hospital Workers Still Unvaccinated

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. Tim Oswalt had been in a Fort Worth, Texas, hospital for...

5 Reasons to Wear a Mask Even After You’re Vaccinated

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. As an emergency physician, Dr. Eugenia South was in the first...

Face Masks Protect Wearers, Others From COVID: Studies

(Reuters Health) – Two new literature reviews suggest face masks provide some protection to the wearer and when universally worn by the general public they...

Regeneron Must Ration COVID-19 Treatment, CEO Says

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. The COVID-19 monoclonal antibody cocktail that President Donald Trump received as...

Trump Returns to White House, but ‘Not Out of Woods Yet’

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. President Donald Trump has returned to the White House after improving sufficiently during...

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...

Trending Clinical Topic: Cancer and COVID-19

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: MAY 01, 2020 –News about the prevalence of cancer among patients with COVID-19 and concerns...

In Pursuit of Real Coronavirus Numbers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. As the COVID-19 pandemic stretches on, there’s one big question everyone...

Remdesivir Data Published, World Leader Recovers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Compassionate Use of Remdesivir More than two thirds of severely ill...

What Do Early Remdesivir Data Suggest?

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. New data on the investigational antiviral drug remdesivir (Gilead) suggest clinical...

SARS-CoV-2 May Confound Seasons, Persist in Warmer Months

What your doctor is reading on Medscape.com: APRIL 09, 2020 — Although conflicting, the available data indicate that SARS-CoV-2 could continue to spread...

States Lack Key Data on Virus Cases Among Medical Workers

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. SEATTLE (AP) — Experts and health officials who are trying to...

Concerns for Clinicians Over 65 Grow in the Face of COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. When Judith Salerno, MD, heard that New York was calling for...

Return-to-Work Guidelines, Tips From Frontline Docs

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...

COVID-19 Less Severe in Children, Yet Questions for Peds Remain

FROM JAMA PEDIATRICS COVID-19 is less severe in children, compared with adults, early data suggest. “Yet many questions remain, especially regarding the effects on children...

Hospitals Struggle, Revisiting Vent Protocols

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...

Doctor With COVID-19 Recovering After Treatment, “Lot of Luck”

Dr Alberto Bassi, a 62-year-old Italian dermatologist, was still hospitalized in the town of Castel San Giovanni in Piacenza, Italy, and on oxygen when he...

Coronavirus Is Aerosolized Through Talking, Exhalation

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. An expert committee has concluded that the novel coronavirus is aerosolized...

Hard Truths From Infectious Disease Specialists

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. We should expect more deaths from COVID-19 than previously predicted, leaders...

Critical Drug Shortages, In Memoriam

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...

Topol Laments Betrayal, HCP Couples Prepare

Here are the coronavirus stories Medscape’s editors around the globe think you need to know about today:  Topol: US Betrays Healthcare Workers  ...

The Doc Leading San Diego County’s ‘Decisive’ COVID-19 Response

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. SAN DIEGO — On the days family physician Nick Yphantides, MD, announces updates...

More Than 60 Doctors in Italy Have Died in COVID-19 Pandemic

In addition, “all patients should undergo lung CT examination to evaluate for imaging features typical of COVID-19…. Chest X-ray is not recommended because of a...

How Scientists Predict How Many People Will Get COVID-19

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s  Coronavirus Resource Center. Projections of the number of people the novel coronavirus could infect,...