Multiple recent studies assessed the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccines at different time intervals after vaccination, while others looked at the impact of booster shots. Results of a survey suggested that racial differences in vaccine uptake may be attributable to social barriers.
7 Dec 2021
The FDA and CDC endorsed boosters of the Johnson & Johnson and Moderna vaccines. Recent research showed that COVID-19 vaccination was not associated with miscarriage, and a small financial incentive for receiving a COVID-19 vaccine or providing transportation to a vaccination site increased uptake.
26 Oct 2021
Patients with SARS-CoV-2 who received twice-daily, automated text message check-ins with an option to report worsening symptoms at any time had lower 30- and 60-day mortality than outpatients receiving usual care, a retrospective study found.
16 Nov 2021
The case study examines how the current pandemic has demonstrated the need for ethical allocation of critical resources, such as ventilators.
1 Sep 2020
ACP is collecting details for a Memorial Guide honoring internal medicine physicians and ACP colleagues who lost their lives due to COVID-19.
21 Jul 2020
ACP honors internal medicine physicians and ACP colleagues who lost their lives due to the COVID-19 pandemic. View a message from ACP President Jacqueline Fincher, MD, MACP, and submit information about ACP Members and colleagues who should be recognized.
28 Jul 2020
A living systematic review still only finds strong support for steroids, an antibody cocktail reduced viral load in outpatients, overdoses rose during lockdowns, and studies looked at loss of life from the pandemic.
22 Dec 2020
Submit your short article about a strategy, patient or colleague interaction, or other aspect of hospital practice during the pandemic by Aug. 31, and it may be published in the November ACP Hospitalist.
25 Aug 2020
Antibodies persisted six months after vaccination, and a graded dosing protocol allowed patients with reactions to a first shot to get a second. Surveyed Americans wanted to prioritize front-line workers and those with chronic conditions for vaccination, and a columnist finds reasons for hope.
13 Apr 2021
A vaccine booster significantly reduced risk of severe disease or death from COVID-19, full vaccination provided more protection than previous infection, many patients reporting persistent symptoms did not have antibodies to SARS-CoV-2, and a trial of outpatient treatment was ineffective, recent studies found.
9 Nov 2021