Home BP Monitoring Can Make Inroads During the Pandemic

Some hope that at-home readings may find their way to routine care in the COVID-19 era

Study finds 2 months of COVID-19 had higher death toll than 5 flu seasons at Boston hospital

In a study, Michael Donnino, MD (Emergency Medicine, BIDMC) and colleagues compared the impact of COVID-19 to that of influenza at BIDMC. The team found the number of patient deaths and their need for ventilators was much higher during the two months analyzed of COVID-19, compared to during five seasons of influenza over 40 months.

Fauci Discusses COVID-19 Response, Vaccine Progress at HMS Grand Rounds

Director of the National Institute of Allergy and ...

CDC says states should prepare for a COVID-19 vaccine by Nov. 1

C. Michael Gibson, MD (Cardiology, BIDMC) discusses a potential COVID-19 vaccine, including safety monitoring and how a potential vaccine would be deployed.

Call for independent committee for vaccine review

Kathryn Stephenson, MD, MPH (Center for Virology & Vaccine Research, BIDMC) discusses the recent call for the creation of an independent commission separate from the FDA to review data from coronavirus vaccine trials.

Boston hospital finds one COVID-19 spring takes far higher toll than 5 flu seasons

In a recent study, Michael Donnino, MD (Emergency Medicine, BIDMC) and colleagues compared the impact of COVID-19 to that of influenza at BIDMC. The team found the number of patient deaths and their need for ventilators was much higher during the two months analyzed of COVID-19, compared to during five seasons of influenza over 40 months.

Experts call for independent commission separate from FDA to review Covid-19 vaccines

Kathryn Stephenson, MD, MPH (Center for Virology & Vaccine Research, BIDMC) discusses the recent call for the creation of an independent commission separate from the FDA to review data from coronavirus vaccine trials.

The US just topped 6 million coronavirus cases in about 7 months. What happens next is up to you, Birx says

Kathryn Stephenson, MD, MPH (Center for Virology & Vaccine Research, BIDMC) discusses the recent call for the creation of an independent commission separate from the FDA to review data from coronavirus vaccine trials.

For some, COVID-19 symptoms linger for months

Known as “long-haulers,” these patients call for more research, especially in the Boston area.