- Do I Have COVID-19? Doctors’ Free Tools May Tell April 3, 2020
The goal of the tools is is to help people “self-triage,” find out if their symptoms may by consistent with COVID-19.
- Acute Stroke Care During COVID-19: AHA's Emergency Strategy April 3, 2020
Suspending the usual review and evidence requirements for official statements, the AHA/ASA issues emergency guidance on treatment of acute stroke during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- COVID-19 Daily: Critical Drug Shortages, In Memoriam April 3, 2020
These are the coronavirus stories you need to know about today.
- Key Drugs Join PPEs on List of Front-Line Shortages April 3, 2020
Orders shot up exponentially in March for sedatives such as fentanyl, propofol, and midazolam â€” and order fill rates are dropping.
- Scammers Taking Advantage of N95 Mask Shoratge April 3, 2020
N95 masks -- considered to be the best respirator masks-- are in short supply worldwide.
- 82,000 Health Care Workers Volunteer for New York April 3, 2020
They've signed up even though they face a difficult and dangerous situation.
- A Decade of Telemedicine Policy Has Advanced in Just 2 Weeks April 3, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the practice of medicine, and dermatologists are helping other specialists embrace virtual visits so that patients and staff are safe and resources are not wasted.
- Test for Coronavirus Antibodies Approved by FDA April 3, 2020
The test checks for protective antibodies in a finger prick of blood, revealing whether a patient has ever been exposed to the coronavirus and now may have some immunity, The New York Times reported.
- FDA OKs 1st Stem Cell Human Trial for COVID-19 April 3, 2020
The stem cells from the placenta used in this treatment are "natural killer" cells that guard a developing fetus or newborn from viruses in the mother.
- Hydroxychloroquine: Possible COVID Drug Can Be Toxic to Retinas April 3, 2020
Before it was a potential COVID-19 therapy, it was a well-studied treatment with an established risk for retinal toxicity.