Beth Israel doctor responds to CDC guidance changes

Sharon Wright, MD (Infectious Disease, BIDMC) discusses changes in guidance from the CDC about how COVID-19 can be transmitted.

As Fall Arrives and Pressures Mount, Harvard Medical Researchers Press Forward on Two COVID Vaccine Trials

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

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.