‘You Worry About the Side Effects’: Doctors Discuss Trump’s COVID Treatments

White House physicians have confirmed President Donald Trump received supplemental oxygen, Remdesivir, an experimental antibody cocktail being tested by Regeneron and the steroid dexamethasone for his COVID-19 case

A COVID-19 vaccine must be safe and effective

We are committed to recommending distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine when a vaccine meets the rigorous standards of safety and efficacy.

Nursing Students Adapt to COVID-19 Pandemic

Boston College student Haley Angelica (Nursing, BIDMC) shares how her experience of working through her adult health clinical rotation at BIDMC during the pandemic has taught her how to adapt and persevere through adversity.

BIDMC’s COVID-19 vaccine enters phase 3 trials

Johnson & Johnson begins one-shot vaccine tr ...

Temperature Isn’t a Good Litmus Test for Coronavirus, Doctors Say

Some reopened schools are taking children’s temperatures each day but experts and medical groups increasingly say a fever isn’t a good gauge of Covid-19

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.