Genomically-confirmed assessments of the risk for CDI found that asymptomatic carriers serve as viral reservoirs in clinical settings.
New clinical practice guidelines for the treatment of nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease were published by leading respiratory medicine and infectious disease societies.
Regulations on telehealth services were rapidly deregulated early into the COVID-19 pandemic, but questions remain about quality of care and patient disparities.
The United States faces “an impending disaster” from the coronavirus pandemic and should spend $75 billion to improve its diagnostic testing system for COVID-19.
There is wide variation in the safety performance of electronic health record (EHR) systems used in U.S. hospitals.
An estimated 1.5 percent of American adults purchase prescription medication from outside of the United States to save money.
The American College of Physicians statement outlines how the “status quo” created health inequalities and prevented the spread of the COVID-19 virus, and outlines steps on how to move forward.
Patients with IBD should not alter their treatment during the COVID-19 pandemic; however, starting a new treatment regimen should be avoided.
The vaccine candidate is currently in preclinical development with clinical studies expected to begin later this year.
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) concludes that current evidence is inadequate for assessing the balance of benefits and harms of primary care interventions for preventing illicit drug use among children, adolescents, and young adults.
In light of the changes inflicted by the COVID-19 pandemic, the researchers wished to explore the effects of the pandemic on stroke management during the first month of Italy’s lockdown.
Researchers sought to identify disparities in risk to prevent, identify, and treat COVID-19-related severe illness and limit diverging outcomes for vulnerable subgroups.
The International Myasthenia Gravis/COVID-19 Working Group has published a short guidance statement on the management of MG and Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome during this novel pandemic.
In patients with COVID-19, higher sputum cell expression of ACE2 and TMPRSS2 was observed in certain patients while lower expression was found in patients who used inhaled corticosteroids.
Publication of the revised clinical practice guidelines for Clostridioides difficile infection was followed by significant increases in use of oral vancomycin and fidaxomicin, and a significant decrease in use of oral metronidazole.
In an effort to aid real-time epidemiology efforts, researchers have unveiled a mobile application called the COVID Symptom Tracker.
The North American Society Leadership drafted a consensus report synthesizing recommendations by cardiovascular societies dealing with the safe reinstatement of elective procedures and tests.
The pandemic, and lifted restrictions in telehealth delivery, are hastening the adoption teledermatology in underserved patient populations.
COVID-19 has accelerated the use of telemedicine and remote consultation is becoming an increasingly attractive option.
The impact of COVID-19 on the global health system and economy will likely result in large-scale changes in zoonotic disease prevention preparedness.