Infection

 
COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations, Booster Doses, & Global Data as of January 21, 2022
January 21, 2022

Data from the CDC on boosters and US vaccination rates and from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map on cases and deaths in the US and worldwide.

COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations, Booster Doses, & Global Data as of January 19, 2022
January 19, 2022

Data from the CDC on boosters and US vaccination rates and from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map on cases and deaths in the US and worldwide.

“Nocebo” Effect Accounted for Nearly Two-thirds of COVID-19 Vaccine Adverse Events in New Analysis
January 19, 2022

Findings highlight the importance of educating the public about the potential for nocebo responses to help reduce worries about COVID-19 vaccination.

COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations, Booster Doses, & Global Data as of January 18, 2022
January 18, 2022

Data from the CDC on boosters and US vaccination rates and from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map on cases and deaths in the US and worldwide.

At-home STD Tests in California Must be Covered by Insurance, says New Law
January 17, 2022

California on Jan 1 became the first state to require insurance coverage for at-home testing for sexually transmitted infections; it isn't smooth sailing, yet.

COVID-19 is a Cruel Reminder that Obesity IS a Disease, says Thought Leader Donna Ryan, MD
January 17, 2022

VIDEO Interview: The COVID-19 pandemic has closed what discussion remained about the status of obesity as a disease, according to obesity expert Donna Ryan, MD.

COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations, Booster Doses, & Global Data as of January 14, 2022
January 14, 2022

Data from the CDC on boosters and US vaccination rates and from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map on cases and deaths in the US and worldwide.

Seen in the ED: Positive Blood Culture
January 14, 2022

A man in his mid-60s presents after 1 month of intermittent fevers; recent blood cultures were positive for oral flora. Follow the ED course--can you make the diagnosis?

COVID-19 Updates: US Vaccinations, Booster Doses, & Global Data as of January 13, 2022
January 13, 2022

Data from the CDC on boosters and US vaccination rates and from the Johns Hopkins COVID-19 interactive map on cases and deaths in the US and worldwide.

7 COVID-19 Home Test Kits Ranked by Usability
January 12, 2022

Seven at-home COVID-19 rapid tests, all available online or at retail, are ranked for dexterity required, instruction legibility, and other features you may need to parse for your patients.