Dan Barouch, MD, PhD (Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, BIDMC) discusses COVID-19 vaccine development and the technology behind several leading candidates.

Pfizer and Moderna use mRNA in their COVID-19 vaccines. This never-before-used technology could transform how science fights diseases.

Roger Shapiro, MD (Infectious Diseases, BIDMC) discusses how treatment strategies for COVID-19 have evolved over the course of the pandemic.

Months of hospital experience, global research and drug trials are helping medical teams refine treatment

BILH experts answer the latest questions about COVID-19

Hear BILH experts answer COVID-19 questions...

As Americans seek out coronavirus tests more than ever, urgent care is quickly becoming the go-to health care destination for a growing share of the population. Ateev Mehrotra, MD, MPH (Medicine, BIDMC) argues that if the medical system was to be redrawn, he’d want primary care doctors spending time on the sicker population.

In many places, urgent care is the only way to get a coronavirus test quickly.

Dan Barouch, MD, PhD (Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, BIDMC) discusses the possibility of more than one successful COVID-19 vaccine and notes why that is preferable in combatting the disease.

So When Exactly Will a COVID Vaccine Be Ready?

John Torous, MD (Digital Psychiatry, BIDMC) discusses how video consults offer an effective way to stay in close contact with mental-health professionals during the COVID-19 pandemic.

You may not want to go to the doctor. There are plenty of proactive steps you can take—without leaving the house.

Kevin Tabb, MD (CEO & President, BILH) discusses how the system has been preparing for a second surge and is confident going into the winter now that teams have had experience with COVID-19 and time to stock up on protective gear, medical equipment, test kits, and therapeutics.

‘We still face some pretty significant challenges,’ said one hospital system head. Chief among them: people’s behavior over the holidays.

Kathryn Stephenson, MD, MPH (Center for Virology & Vaccine Research, BIDMC) discusses COVID-19 vaccine distribution and the complications that hospitals may face with the need for ultra-cold freezers to store the vaccine.

No one is being chill about this.

Dan Barouch, MD, PhD (Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, BIDMC) discusses the recently released interim analysis of Pfizer’s vaccine, and why it increases optimism for other vaccines in trial.

The data are preliminary, however, and it is not yet clear whether the vaccine protects against severe disease