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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the antiviral drug remdesivir to treat hospitalized...
What is an antibody test? Unlike polymerase chain reaction (PCR) tests, which are intended to identify active cases...
As the coronavirus outbreak continues to evolve in the U.S., one thing has still not changed: A lack of personal protective equipment...
While still unproven and experimental, the use of donated blood has potential to treat patients with serious or immediately life-threatening coronavirus infections.
Originally published 4/3/20. Healthcare professionals are facing a frightening shortage of protective gear to keep themselves and their patients...
The U.S. outbreak of COVID-19 is moving fast with six deaths since Saturday and more than 100 cases. How does community spread change protocol for HCPs? Learn more.
The U.S. recently confirmed its first case of novel coronavirus from apparent community spread. Stay up to date on assessment, testing and treatment practices for COVID-19.
As the pandemic takes a toll on hospitals around the nation, healthcare professionals need each other's support now more than ever. Whether...
Without proper risk management and emergency preparedness, diseases like COVID-19 can quickly overwhelm even the most organized health systems.
Almost 2,000 healthcare workers in China have been sickened by the virus while caring for patients on the frontlines of the outbreak.
As the outbreak of novel coronavirus, now known as COVID-19, rages on, experts are searching for ways to fight the disease long-term.
More than 60,000 people have been infected, more than 1,300 of whom have died. Here are the latest updates.
An integrated approach may reduce risk and incidence of infectious disease.
When novel coronavirus began to spread in China at the end of 2019, misinformation about the disease inevitably followed.
Cell phone addiction can have deadly consequences when you care for patients for a living.
With agitated and violent patients, providers often have no choice but to use restraints. That's why new research is exploring the effects of restraints and how to avoid using them in the future.
Racial disparities in healthcare have long persisted, and new research shows that in certain settings, these differences may be getting worse.
A specialized intensive-care center helps critical patients receive life-saving treatment faster.
Influenza B is more severe in children and young adults. So far, 32 kids have died this season — more at this stage than any previously recorded season.
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By Robert Lewis and Christina Jewett, Kaiser Health News Front-line health care workers are locked in a heated...