Unvaccinated patients may have higher risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) when mildly ill, one study found, while another showed no effect from metformin, ivermectin, or fluvoxamine. Research supported the safety of the mRNA vaccines, and the NIH updated its treatment guidelines.
23 Aug 2022
The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) listed six steps to help clinicians prescribe the COVID-19 medication while minimizing interaction risks. Other recent research looked at neuropsychiatric conditions after COVID-19 and hospital profits during the pandemic.
17 May 2022
By late May, the rate of prescriptions for molnupiravir and nirmatrelvir/ritonavir was twice as high in the highest-income U.S. ZIP codes as in the lowest, research showed. A CDC webinar on June 28 will discuss efforts to equitably distribute these treatments.
28 Jun 2022
A retrospective analysis found that symptom rebound occurred in less than 1% of high-risk COVID-19 patients treated with nirmatrelvir/ritonavir, while the manufacturer reported that the drug didn't show significant benefit in average-risk patients.
21 Jun 2022
Retrospective data from Israel showed that in people ages 60 years and older, an additional booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was 55% effective against symptomatic disease and 68% effective against hospitalization.
19 Apr 2022
A U.K. study found that COVID-19 vaccination after infection may help persistent symptoms, while a U.S. study found that the burden of such symptoms appears high.
24 May 2022
Register now for ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine's COVID-19 Forum VIII: Outpatient Evaluation and Management of Patients with COVID-19
During the Feb. 9 virtual live event, a panel of experts will discuss appropriate COVID-19 testing, quarantine and isolation periods, management of symptoms, and recommended treatments in the outpatient setting.
1 Feb 2022
A panel of experts offered advice on avoiding drug-drug interactions when prescribing nirmatrelvir-ritonavir for patients with COVID-19, and two studies offered good news about postdischarge outcomes in COVID-19 patients who underwent a tracheostomy.
1 Mar 2022
Register now for ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine's COVID-19 Forum VII: Challenging Clinical Questions
During the Dec. 8 virtual live event, a panel of experts will provide answers to common questions about COVID-19 that physicians face today.
23 Nov 2021
More than half of patients with mild COVID-19 reported symptoms months later in one study, while another found psychiatric and neurologic consequences were similar in ICU survivors with and without COVID-19. Other research looked at the rise in alcohol-related deaths and the safety of vaccination during pregnancy.
29 Mar 2022