Respiratory Diseases

Extended Exposure to Air Pollution Raises Hospitalization Risk in COVID-19 Patients with Pre-existing Respiratory Diseases
April 20, 2021

Patients with asthma or COPD living in areas with high levels of air pollution are at an increased risk of hospitalization if they contract COVID-19, suggests a new pilot study.

Long COVID Review Lead Author Highlights Knowns, Unknowns
April 09, 2021

Long COVID is now a term recognized worldwide. We talked with Ani Nalbandian, MD, lead author of the most comprehensive review-to-date, about what she and her colleagues have learned.

Flu Shot May Protect Against COVID-19, Reduce Severity, Study Finds
March 25, 2021

Individuals vaccinated against influenza were 24% less likely to be infected with COVID-19 than those who did not get the flu shot, according to Michigan Medicine researchers.