The Psychiatrist Will See You Online Now

John Torous, MD (Psychiatry, BIDMC) discusses the rise of digital medicine during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Study by Boston researchers shows racial disparities among COVID-19 cases

Researchers at BIDMC and Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health quantified COVID-19′s disproportionate toll on Black and Latinx communities in Massachusetts and explored the extent to which other demographic factors explain racial and ethnic gaps.

New study confirms staggering racial disparities in COVID-19 cases in Massachusetts

The pandemic produced a ’perfect storm’ of factors for communities of color.

Preparations for second surge of coronavirus underway

Alexa B. Kimball, MD, MPH (President & CEO, Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at BIDMC) discusses how hospitals are preparing for a potential second surge of COVID-19, and why colder months present more of a challenge in terms of social distancing.

Second surge checklist: What Massachusetts still needs to fight another coronavirus wave

Alexa B. Kimball, MD, MPH (President & CEO, Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians at BIDMC) and other healthcare professionals put together a checklist of what Massachusetts still needs to prepare for a potential second surge of COVID-19 cases.

Four scenarios on how we might develop immunity to Covid-19

Dan Barouch, MD, PhD (Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, BIDMC) discusses how we might develop immunity to COVID-19, noting that it would take time.

1st documented COVID-19 reinfection isn’t surprising, but may offer important clues about virus, experts say

Dan Barouch, MD, PhD (Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, BIDMC) discusses the first documented case of COVID-19 reinfection.

Some medical professionals skeptical of convalescent plasma to treat COVID-19

C. Michael Gibson (Cardiology, BIDMC) discusses the FDA issuing an emergency use authorization of convalescent plasma for the treatment of COVID-19.

Government funding ‘very important’ to coronavirus vaccine development: Top Harvard scientist

Dan Barouch, MD, PhD (Center for Virology and Vaccine Research, BIDMC) discusses “Operation Warp Speed” which has allocated nearly $11 billion to pharmaceutical companies to accelerate the discovery and production of a COVID-19 vaccine.