Thousands of nurses in Massachusetts will be given orchids as they leave work on Friday, including at BIDMC. The flowers are a way to thank the healthcare workers battling the coronavirus pandemic.

Thousands of nurses in Massachusetts will be given orchids as they leave work on Friday, including at BIDMC. The flowers are a way to thank the healthcare workers battling the coronavirus pandemic.

Satchit Balsari, MD (Emergency Medicine, BIDMC) writes about how to sort reliable COVID-19 data from the misleading.

Which Covid-19 data can you trust? Harvard Business Review – May 8, 2020 The Covid-19 pandemic has created a tidal...

Dan Barouch, MD, PhD (Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, BIDMC) discusses his team’s work on developing a potential vaccine to prevent COVID-19.

Dan Barouch, MD, PhD (Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, BIDMC) discusses his team’s work on developing a potential vaccine to prevent COVID-19.

Dan Barouch, MD, PhD (Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, BIDMC) discusses his team’s work on developing a potential vaccine to prevent COVID-19.

Dan Barouch, MD, PhD (Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, BIDMC) discusses his team’s work on developing a potential vaccine to prevent COVID-19.

The Boston restaurant industry is coming together to help provide comfort food for healthcare workers, including at BIDMC.

The Boston restaurant industry is coming together to help provide comfort food for healthcare workers, including at BIDMC.

Boston Magazine lists Kevin Tabb, MD (CEO & President, BILH)as #12 on its list of the 100 most influential people in Boston. In this Q&A, Tabb discusses the year since the system’s creation and how it is working to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

Boston Magazine lists Kevin Tabb, MD (CEO & President, BILH) as #12 on its list of the 100 most influential people in Boston. In this Q&A, Tabb discusses the year since the system’s creation and how it is working to combat the COVID-19 pandemic.

John Krasinski featured a good deed by Boston baker Joy Huang of making a large cookie donation to health care workers at BIDMC.

John Krasinski featured a good deed by Boston baker Joy Huang of making a large cookie donation to health care workers at BIDMC.

A clinical trial conducted by a multi-disciplinary team coordinated by Ramy Arnaout, MD, DPhil (Clinical Microbiology Laboratories, BIDMC)has identified four novel prototypes of 3D-printed swabs that can be used for COVID-19 testing.

A clinical trial conducted by a multi-disciplinary team coordinated by Ramy Arnaout, MD, DPhil (Clinical Microbiology Laboratories, BIDMC) has identified four novel prototypes of 3D-printed swabs that can be used for COVID-19 testing.

BIDMC-led clinical trial identifies four novel 3D-printed swabs for use in COVID-19 testing

Public health experts and government leaders agree that easy access to testing for COVID-19 will be critical to managing the virus’ spread and re-opening the world’s economies. However, a shortage of specialized nasopharyngeal swabs used to collect samples for diagnosis is one of several bottlenecks in the way of widespread testing. Now a clinical trial conducted by a multi-disciplinary team coordinated by Ramy Arnaout, MD, DPhil (Clinical Microbiology Laboratories, BIDMC) has identified four novel prototypes of 3D-printed swabs that can be used for COVID-19 testing.