Retrospective data from Israel showed that in people ages 60 years and older, an additional booster dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine was 55% effective against symptomatic disease and 68% effective against hospitalization.
ACP's decision was based on recent reports from the World Health Organization (WHO) and the CDC regarding novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) and in recognition of the vital role of ... which includes updated information like ACP's “Novel Coronavirus:
Physicians and scientists have known since the very beginning of this awful pandemic, that coronavirus is not an indiscriminate killer. ... Let's be honest. Viruses like coronavirus, once they are out there on the loose, rarely get eradicated.
An analysis of the omicron surge found that unvaccinated people were 23 times more likely to be hospitalized than those who got a booster. Two studies assessed how the pandemic delayed primary care, and an international study tied lower infection
Dr. Masters writes: “…with the advent of coronavirus vaccines, dropping case and mortality rates, and at least some calming of recent societal tensions, it feels as though there may at last
Two Israeli studies showed that vaccine boosters reduced rates of infection and severe disease. Experts gathered for the seventh ACP and Annals of Internal Medicine virtual forum on COVID-19. The FDA authorized a monoclonal antibody for pre-exposure
The coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic has brought palliative care to the forefront of internal medicine. ... As the novel coronavirus makes more patients seriously ill, with common symptoms including acute shortness of breath, physicians have
The Coronavirus Treatment Acceleration Program aims to bring treatments to market as quickly as possible while supporting research to further evaluate whether they are safe and effective for treating patients with ... the coronavirus.
https://acpinternist.org/archives/2021/01/treating-the-lingering-effects-of-covid-19.htm. An expert offered tips on helping patients who catch the novel coronavirus and then can't shake
They talked about their first patients with potential coronavirus symptoms, when they knew that they would have to close their physical doors, and the rapid-fire move to treating most patients ... We don't want to have to deal with a second wave of