Study authors conducted a retrospective cohort study to assess whether chronic immunosuppression worsens outcomes for patients hospitalized with COVID-19.
Is testing for Legionella pneumophila appropriate and could it impact treatment?
The randomized, placebo-controlled, observer-blind study is evaluating the safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity of BNT162b2 in approximately 4000 healthy pregnant women aged 18 years and older who are 24 to 34 weeks’ gestation.
In an interview with Christine Moutier, MD, psychiatrist and chief medical officer of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, she speaks about how the current COVID-19 pandemic presents opportunities to improve suicide prevention efforts on multiple levels.
Face masks will be mandatory at transportation hubs and on planes and all forms of public transportation under a US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention order.
Study authors conducted a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess the efficacy of Janus kinase-inhibitors and Type I interferons as potential antiviral candidates for the treatment of COVID-19.
The authors emphasize that sepsis treatment should be guided by the connection between the microbiota and sepsis outcomes.
The researchers sought to determine if access to HIV PrEP was associated with preexisting trends in STIs among high-risk men who have sex with men.
The vaccine candidate consists of the S, pre-S1, and pre-S2 surface antigens of the hepatitis B virus.
For light sedation of mechanically ventilated adults with sepsis, outcomes do not differ significantly for those receiving dexmedetomidine or propofol.
Study authors assessed whether convalescent plasma with high SARS-CoV-2 antibody titers would prevent progression to severe disease in older patients with COVID-19 if administered within 72 hours after the onset of mild symptoms.
Study authors compared oral moxifloxacin with combined intravenous ertapenem followed by oral levofloxacin in the managed of uncomplicated acute appendicitis.
Fewer childhood vaccines have been administered due to a decline in outpatient pediatric visits resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic.
A new point-of-care lateral flow assay featured the same sensitivity as mycobacterial culture in detecting tuberculosis meningitis in adults with HIV.
The prevalence of self-reported psychological distress among students has been relatively high during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Study authors reviewed current evidence on air contamination with SARS-CoV-2 in hospital settings, and the factors associated with contamination.
Study authors assessed whether prophylactic azithromycin can prevent worsening of lung function and reduce acute respiratory exacerbations in children with HCLD taking ART.
Study authors examined the risk for admission and respiratory failure in patients with rheumatic disorders with COVID-19 receiving DMARDs or methotrexate.
The approval of Cabenuva was based on data from two phase 3 trials which included 1182 HIV-infected adults who were virologically suppressed (HIV-1 RNA less than 50 copies/mL) prior to initiation.
Although worker turnover in the nursing home industry has always been high, the pandemic has worsened the problem.