On the HCPLive COVID-19 page, resources on the topics of medical news and expert insight into coronavirus can be found. Content includes articles, interviews, videos, podcasts, and breaking news on COVID-19 research, treatment, and drug development.
Rheumatoid Arthritis Linked to Adverse COVID-19 Outcomes
New data show rheumatoid arthritis and immunosuppressive treatment associated with more severe risks of COVID-19, including hospitalization and death.
Pfizer-BioNTech Hoping for Full FDA Approval for COVID-19 Vaccine
The companies announce plans to submit a Biologics License Agreement for the mRNA-based vaccine.
COVID-19 Rates in Immune-Mediated Inflammatory Disease Patients Resemble General Population
New data show immunosuppressant treatment did not increase susceptibility to or severity of COVID-19 in patients with immune-mediated inflammatory disease
Investigators Explore the Impact of COVID-19 Lockdowns on Ocular Therapies
Patients with nAMD, DME, and RVO received fewer intravitreal injections between pre- and post-lockdown periods.
India Official Warns of Dire COVID-19 Situation
Nearly a third of the US population has been fully vaccinated.
Coping After COVID: Dealing with a Disaster
Dr. Joshua Morganstein discusses the psychological impacts disasters can have on individuals and how the COVID-19 pandemic might be different than other disasters.
Millions Skipping Second COVID-19 Vaccine Shot
The US will send unused vaccines to India to help combat the growing pandemic.
Dermatologic Reactions to the COVID-19 Vaccine
Esther Freeman, MD, PhD, discusses the most frequent cutaneous presentations associated with vaccination.
Biologic Therapy Not Linked to Worse COVID-19 Infection, Death Risks
A study out of Boston observes little to no difference in previous biologic prescription and worsened odds of infection nor death during the pandemic.
COVID-19 and Dermatologic Manifestations: What We Know So Far
Esther Freeman, MD, PhD, talks about the various levels of dermatologic severity associated with COVID-19.
COVID-19 Measures Reduce Risk of C Diff Infections
COVID-19 patients receiving at least 2 antibiotics were at a higher CDI risk.
Coping After COVID: Navigating Psychiatry After a Pandemic
Dr. Jennifer Payne discusses how the events of the last year has impacted her patients and what needs to happen to improve mental health care in the future.
US COVID-19 Vaccine Program Expanding Again
Dr. Anthony Fauci believes the Johnson & Johnson vaccine pause will soon end.
COVID-19 and Thrombosis Risk: Insights from a Hematologist
An expert discusses the continued need to clarify COVID-19-related thrombosis risks as well as ensuring patients receive the most accurate information.
Janssen’s COVID-19 Vaccine Pause: Insights from a Hematologist
Maria DeSancho, MD, talks personal experiences with patients, vaccine hesitancy, mRNA versus adenovirus technology, risks and types of thrombosis, and more.
What Is The Link Between COVID-19 Vaccines and Thrombosis Risk?
A thrombosis expert details cerebral venous thrombosis, the side effect reported in a half-dozen women administered the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
FDA, CDC Call for Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine Pause Following 6 Cerebral Venous Thrombosis Cases
FDA, CDC recommended halting use of the one-shot vaccine at all federal sites.
US Continues to Ramp Up COVID-19 Vaccination Program
Cases continue to surge across the globe in several countries including India and Pakistan.
Severe Ocular Risks Likely Low in Newborns Exposed to COVID-19 During Gestation
Some exposed newborns with negative PCR assays presented with fundus abnormalities.
Neurologic and Psychiatric Morbidity Linked to Severe COVID-19 Infections
The majority of diagnostic categories were common in COVID-19 patients than it was in patients with influenza.
Remote Cardiovascular Care Reached Underserved Populations During COVID-19
A new study finds ambulatory telemedicine visits were exceptionally greater among minority communities through the pandemic.
COVID-19 Drives Surge of Excess Deaths in 2020
A new analysis suggests the country experienced 23% more deaths than anticipated during the first year of the pandemic.
Study Offers Insight into Epidemiology of MIS-C Cases
Older children seem to be at higher risk for myocarditis and pneumonia.
US Continues to Expand COVID-19 Vaccine Program
Outbreaks continue around the world, including over 100,000 daily cases reported in India.
Severe Ulcerative Colitis Management During COVID-19
Changes have been made to managing acute severe ulcerative colitis during COVID-19, including intravenous steroids, rescue therapy, and surgical approaches.
Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine Shows High Efficacy Marks
The companies hope the mRNA vaccine will become the first to be granted full FDA approval.
Mortality Rates Similar for COVID-19 Patients with Inflammatory Diseases
Mortality rates were similar in COVID-19 patients with and without chronic inflammatory diseases.
CDC Report Shows High Efficacy from mRNA COVID-19 Vaccines
In a 4000 person study, investigators find vaccinated individuals unlikely to transmit COVID-19.
Cuba Starts COVID-19 Inoculation Program
The US has administered more than 143 million COVID-19 vaccinations.
CDC Report Highlights Mental Health Issues During COVID-19
Adults between 18-29 see the largest increase in mental health issues during the pandemic.
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