Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Children With Cancer Have Greater Risk of Severe COVID-19 Outcomes

Global registry data suggest that children with cancer have a higher risk of severe illness and death from COVID-19...

Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis in the COVID-19 Era

Since late 2019, the SARS-CoV-2 virus—cause of the COVID-19 pandemic—has wreaked havoc on the healthcare industry. For patients with...

Responses to COVID-19 Vaccines in Cancer Patients: Impact of Tumor and Treatment Type

Cancer patients have been underrepresented in clinical trials of COVID-19 vaccines, so it hasn’t been clear how well the...

Experts Disagree on COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates for Health Care Providers

Professional organizations have called for COVID-19 vaccination to be mandated for all health care providers (HCPs), and some mandates...

Responses to COVID-19 Vaccines Vary in Patients With Hematologic Malignancies

Patients with hematologic malignancies are known to be at risk of severe outcomes from COVID-19, and experts have recommended...

Myocarditis in Athletes After COVID-19 Infection

Adding to the growing list of the multisystem effects of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infection, a significant number of...

Epidemiology of Chilblains During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The incidence of chilblains increased during the COVID-19 pandemic, study data published in JAMA Dermatology demonstrates. This change may...

The Role of Statins in COVID-19, With a Focus on Patients With Cardiovascular Risk...

A recent study suggests that patients taking statin medications have a significantly lower risk for in-hospital death from COVID-19....

Can mRNA vaccine be found in breastmilk?

New research investigates whether the mRNA from the COVID-19 vaccines can be passed on to infants through breastmilk. The development...