This week, the CDC announced that in areas of the country with high COVID transmission, even vaccinated people should start wearing masks indoors again. In issuing the new guidance —a change from previous recommendations — the agency cited concerns about the rapidly spreading Delta variant, the most contagious strain yet. Right now, the Delta variant accounts for about 83 percent of COVID cases in the U.S. In states with low rates of vaccination, including many in the South, cases are surging, and some hospitals are now experiencing the biggest influx of patients of the entire pandemic.
- July 20, 2021Source: Archynewsy
5 Important things about the Delta variant that is attacking the world
- July 14, 2021Source: Medscape
Commentary: Ivermectin for COVID: How Do We Know What to Believe?
- July 12, 2021Source: Medscape
The FDA approved finerenone (Kerendia), the first agent from a new class of nonsteroidal mineralocorticoid receptor antagonists (MRAs), on July 9 for treating patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) associated with type 2 diabetes.
- June 28, 2021Source: Yale Medicine
As the new strain spreads, experts are taking it seriously.
- June 24, 2021Source: Medscape
Survival of elderly heart transplant recipients at five years is similar to that of younger recipients even though older adults are more likely to get organs from higher-risk donors, a recent study suggests.
- March 22, 2021Source: YaleNews
In a study of patients at five hospitals who experienced acute kidney injury, researchers found that individuals who were also diagnosed with COVID-19 had a 12-fold greater loss of kidney function six months after hospitalization than those who did not have COVID.
- March 16, 2021Source: Medscape
Disturbances in Kidney Function Persist After AKI in COVID-19
- March 02, 2021Source: Yale Daily News
Yale physicians have built an algorithmically-based system to guide clinical decision making.
- December 11, 2020Source: Vox
Dr. Wilson shares 9 worries about things that may derail the largest mass vaccination program in history.