Study results may provide guidance for healthcare policy and pandemic management at a selective, local level.
Ritonavir may increase the risk for bradycardia among critically ill patients with COVID-19.
Hispanics and blacks are most likely to stay home if experiencing medical emergencies, like a heart attack or stroke, to avoid the risk of contracting COVID-19 at the hospital.
Young children with mild-to-moderate COVID-19 have higher amounts of severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) viral RNA in their nasopharynx than older children and adults.
A phase 3 study of tocilizumab (Actemra®) for the treatment of hospitalized patients with severe COVID-19 pneumonia did not meet its primary and key secondary end points.
Factors linked to structural racism and social determinants of health are associated with an increased risk for COVID-19 in Latino communities.
In this study, emergency, unregistered use of acalabrutinib was available to patients hospitalized with advanced COVID-19 in accordance with the WHO MEURI guidelines.
Both nasal/throat and nasopharyngeal swabs demonstrated similar sensitivity when testing healthcare workers with symptoms of COVID-19.
Depression and anxiety exhibited in COVID-19 patients may be a sign that the virus impacts the central nervous system.
COVID-19 is associated with hyperglycemic emergencies, particularly in patients with existing type 2 diabetes and of African ethnicity.