Dr Maura Abbott: Talk to Your Patients About Their Vaccine Fears

October 30th 2020, 3:00pm


Spend time with your patients, discussing both the risks and benefits of a potential coronavirus disease 2019 vaccine, emphasized Maura Abbott, PhD, AOCNP, CPNP, RN, assistant professor of nursing at the Columbia University School of Nursing.

What We’re Reading: Ransomware Threatens Health Systems; Government Purchases Antibody Drug; Federal COVID-19 Vaccine Plan

October 29th 2020, 2:46pm


Ransomware attacks threaten US hospitals; the Trump administration purchases 300,000 doses of an antibody drug; CMS releases coverage plan for COVID-19 vaccine and treatments.

Depression, Anxiety in Pregnancy Linked to Worse Respiratory Health in Children, Study Suggests

October 28th 2020, 11:00pm


Depression and anxiety in pregnant women may disrupt fetal lung development, leading to an increased incidence of asthma and respiratory symptoms in their children.

How Maryland Optimized Data Analytics to Target COVID-19 Outreach to Vulnerable Populations

October 20th 2020, 2:00pm


Maryland’s coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) task force on vulnerable populations leveraged data on social determinants of health to rapidly pinpoint populations most at risk of severe COVID-19 complications.

Study Backs Decision to Move Forward With Pfizer Vaccine Candidate

October 14th 2020, 9:00pm


Study results from a phase 1 trial looking at 2 RNA-based severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 vaccine candidates give further insight into the candidates’ safety profiles.

First Case of COVID-19 Reinfection Detected in the US

October 12th 2020, 10:30pm


The United States has its first reported of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) reinfection, in a young male patient with no underlying immune conditions.

US Signs Deal With AstraZeneca to Develop, Make COVID-19 Antibody Treatment

October 9th 2020, 9:45pm


The Trump administration signed a $486 million agreement with AstraZeneca to develop a coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) antibody treatment.

e-Cigarette Use Rises Among Young Adults Who Have Not Smoked Combustible Cigarettes, Study Finds

October 6th 2020, 12:54pm


Research from the American Cancer Society suggests that more young people are being introduced to nicotine via e-cigarettes.

Trump to Be Discharged From Hospital Despite Continued COVID-19 Treatments

October 5th 2020, 9:52pm


About 3 days after being airlifted to the hospital to be treated for symptoms stemming from coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection, the president is returning to the White House.

Experts Discuss Myths of COVID-19 and Clarify Misunderstandings

October 4th 2020, 1:30pm


During a 1-hour free webinar from MJH Life Sciences™’s COVID-19 Coalition, experts discussed various myths around the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic.