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COVID-19 committee stresses need for equitable vaccine access, more data sharing

2021-01-15T20:54:05+00:00

As COVID-19 cases spike in parts of Europe, Africa and the Americas, and new variants of the virus emerge in some countries, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) on Friday called for greater global collaboration in ending the pandemic.   ...

COVID-19 committee stresses need for equitable vaccine access, more data sharing2021-01-15T20:54:05+00:00

As COVID deaths pass two million worldwide, Guterres warns against self-defeating ‘vaccinationalism’

2021-01-15T17:59:54+00:00

With more than two million lives now lost worldwide to COVID-19, the UN Secretary-General appealed on Friday for countries to work together and help each other to end the pandemic and save lives. In a video statement, Secretary-General António Guterres noted that the absence of a global coordinated effort has worsened...

As COVID deaths pass two million worldwide, Guterres warns against self-defeating ‘vaccinationalism’2021-01-15T17:59:54+00:00

Health experts arrive in Wuhan to investigate COVID-19 origins

2021-01-14T21:41:46+00:00

Members of an international team studying the origins of the virus that causes COVID-19 arrived in Wuhan, China, on Thursday, the head of the World Health Organization (WHO) announced during an expert meeting on the disease.  ...

Health experts arrive in Wuhan to investigate COVID-19 origins2021-01-14T21:41:46+00:00

Audio Interview: Covid-19 in South Africa and a New SARS-CoV-2 Variant

2021-01-14T20:00:00+00:00

The continuing spread of SARS-CoV-2 remains a Public Health Emergency of International Concern. What physicians need to know about transmission, diagnosis, and treatment of Covid-19 is the subject of ongoing updates from infectious disease experts at the Journal. In this audio interview conducted… ...

Audio Interview: Covid-19 in South Africa and a New SARS-CoV-2 Variant2021-01-14T20:00:00+00:00

Case 1-2021: A 76-Year-Old Woman with Lethargy and Altered Mental Status

2021-01-14T20:00:00+00:00

Presentation of Case. Dr. Natasha Merali (Medicine): A 76-year-old woman was transferred to this hospital because of lethargy and altered mental status. The patient had been well until 2 months before this evaluation, when she was admitted to another hospital for community-acquired pneumonia.… ...

Case 1-2021: A 76-Year-Old Woman with Lethargy and Altered Mental Status2021-01-14T20:00:00+00:00

Vaccinating Detained Migrants against SARS-CoV-2 — Preventing Another Tragedy

2021-01-14T20:00:00+00:00

Covid-19 has devastated refugees and asylum seekers in U.S. federal detention centers, but there has been recent cause for optimism. The Pfizer and Moderna SARS-CoV-2 vaccines have greater than 90% efficacy in preventing illness, and a federal task force has recommended prioritizing detainees for… ...

Vaccinating Detained Migrants against SARS-CoV-2 — Preventing Another Tragedy2021-01-14T20:00:00+00:00

Business Not as Usual — Covid-19 Vaccination in Persons with Substance Use Disorders

2021-01-14T20:00:00+00:00

Persons with substance use disorders (SUD) in the United States have been disproportionately affected by the Covid-19 pandemic — not only are they, like patients with other chronic diseases such as diabetes, at increased risk for severe disease and death due to Covid, but data show that overdose… ...

Business Not as Usual — Covid-19 Vaccination in Persons with Substance Use Disorders2021-01-14T20:00:00+00:00

Israel: Ensure equal COVID-19 vaccine access to Palestinians – UN Independent experts 

2021-01-14T19:56:34+00:00

Israel’s “impressive” vaccination programme against the COVID-19 pandemic must include Palestinians under occupation, UN independent human rights experts stressed on Wednesday.  ...

Israel: Ensure equal COVID-19 vaccine access to Palestinians – UN Independent experts 2021-01-14T19:56:34+00:00

Convalescent Plasma Antibody Levels and the Risk of Death from Covid-19

2021-01-13T20:00:00+00:00

Passive antibody transfer has been used to treat infections of the respiratory system for more than a century. During the 1918 influenza pandemic, this therapeutic approach involved the widespread use of convalescent plasma or serum. The coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic has revived… ...

Convalescent Plasma Antibody Levels and the Risk of Death from Covid-192021-01-13T20:00:00+00:00

Interim Results of a Phase 1–2a Trial of Ad26.COV2.S Covid-19 Vaccine

2021-01-13T20:00:00+00:00

The ongoing coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic that is caused by severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) has affected millions of people globally. To contribute to the containment of this pandemic — and to stop the pressure on health care systems and the negative… ...

Interim Results of a Phase 1–2a Trial of Ad26.COV2.S Covid-19 Vaccine2021-01-13T20:00:00+00:00