Dan Barouch, MD, PhD (Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, BIDMC) discusses how the decades-long investment in HIV research has helped to further boost the research for a COVID-19 vaccine.

Decades of research on an HIV vaccine boosts the bid for one against coronavirus

Kartik Sehgal, MD (Hematology-Oncology, BIDMC) co-led a report published in Nature Medicine that chronicled the many ways that COVID-19 goes beyond the lungs to affect the heart, brain, kidneys and endocrine system. The extrapulmonary manifestations of COVID-19 are incredibly varied, researchers say, with the heart and kidneys particularly vulnerable to damage.

Heart, Kidneys, Brain, and More: COVID-19’s Wide-ranging Effects

David Steeves, an engineering teacher at Chelmsford High School, delivered over 500 3D printed face shields to BIDMC, Mass General Hospital, and the Boston Emergency Operations Center.

HOMETOWN HEROES -- Chelmsford teacher creates 3D face shields

Marsha Maurer, DPN, RN, (Nursing, BIDMC), discusses how the surge of COVID-19 patients impacted hospitals in the Boston region.

‘Very, very difficult’: Texas COVID-19 hospitalizations at record high, nearing overwhelming level

Duane Pinto, MD (Cardiovascular Medicine, BIDMC) discusses heart disease and diabetes and their impact on COVID-19 complications.

What People With Heart Disease and Diabetes Need to Know About Their COVID-19 Risk...

A new study authored by James Kirby, MD (Pathology, BIDMC) and others shows that decontamination of N95 masks for reuse can be done safely with simple tools.

Study: Sterilize N95 Masks With a Microwave...

The Boston Globe highlights COVID-19 vaccines in development, including the vaccine currently in development as part of a partnership between Johnson & Johnson and the Center for Virology and Vaccine Research at BIDMC, led by Dan Barouch, MD, PhD (Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, BIDMC).

11 coronavirus vaccines to keep an eye on...

The findings of a nationwide survey deployed by Sarah Ballou, PhD (Gastroenterology, BIDMC) and colleagues show 90 percent of survey respondents reported experiencing emotional distress related to the pandemic.

COVID-19 showing significant mental health impact...

Dan Barouch, MD, PhD (Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, BIDMC) discusses the development of a COVID-19 vaccine.

Inside the race to develop a safe COVID-19 vaccine...