It compared 47,780 British patients hospitalized with COVID-19 and discharged alive to about 50 million matched controls. ... The study also found increased diagnoses of respiratory disease, diabetes, and cardiovascular disease in the COVID-19 group.
The NIH's COVID-19 treatment guidelines panel provided guidance on triaging monoclonal antibody therapy on Sept. ... Several studies provided further evidence of the safety and effectiveness of COVID-19 vaccines.
A study published by Clinical Infectious Diseases on April 2 identified characteristics of patients hospitalized with COVID-19 that were associated with better outcomes. ... Potential interactions between COVID-19 and angiotensin-converting enzyme
A total of 39 breakthrough infections were identified by testing based on symptoms or exposure to COVID-19. ... Our study encompasses the whole first wave of the COVID-19 outbreak in Sweden,” the authors noted.
ACP is partnering with YouTube to create new educational content to help combat health misinformation about the COVID-19 virus, vaccination, and treatments. ... More on COVID-19 myths and misinformation is available in this issue.
in Washington, D.C., and ACP's ninth COVID-19 forum. ... In other news, ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine held a ninth COVID-19 forum on May 24, highlighting new data on postacute sequelae of COVID-19 (PASC) and offering practical
Several recent studies have provided insight into variation in outcomes from COVID-19. ... corticosteroids, suggesting that these medications should not be used for protection against COVID-19.
Down syndrome is also associated with high risk for death from COVID-19, a new study found. ... Adjusted for age and sex, the hazard ratio (HR) for COVID-19-related death in adults with Down syndrome was 24.94 (95% CI, 17.08 to 36.44).
Emerging data are showing cardiac injury to be common among patients with COVID-19 and associated with worse outcomes. ... Possible treatments for COVID-19 were reviewed in an article published by Open Forum Infectious Diseases on March 23.
The first month of COVID-19 vaccine safety monitoring found relatively few adverse events, according to a CDC report published Feb. ... In other vaccine news, the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) released its 2021 Recommended Adult