Monthly Archives: March 2020

COVID-19: On initial autopsies and lung transplants

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Dr. Daniel Lucey, who has responded to, and monitored information on outbreaks since 2001, has provided a series of updates and analysis on the outbreak, now linked global epidemics of COVID-19. He continues to respond to and break down developments and data on the continued spread of the virus. He has just returned from a […]

CROI 2020: The Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections goes virtual amid COVID-19 spread

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A day and a half before the start of CROI 2020 was set to bring scientists and clinical researchers together for a week of presentations and discussions on HIV challenges and advances, an email landed in the inboxes of would be attendees — stay where you are, it said, and if you’re on the way, […]

COVID-19: On IgM/IgG Tests for Dx and Anti-IL-6 Receptor Ab for Rx of Severe COVID-19

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Dr. Daniel Lucey, who has responded to, and monitored information on outbreaks since 2001, has provided a series of updates and analysis on the outbreak, now linked global epidemics of COVID-19. He continues to respond to and break down developments and data on the continued spread of the virus. He has just returned from a […]

COVID 19: Worsening PPE shortages threaten responses to outbreaks, WHO warns

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Shortages of masks, goggles, gloves and other gear needed to protect health workers from infection are threatening responses of to the spread of COVID-19 globally amid what World Health Organization Director-General today called “severe and increasing disruption” to global supplies of the medical equipment. Increased demand, as well as unneeded use, and panic hoarding personal […]

COVID-19: Groups urge Congress to provide emergency funding needed for domestic, global coronavirus responses

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A coalition of medical, health care, health policy and other groups are calling on the United States Congress to swiftly and meaningfully fund emergency multifaceted domestic and international responses to contain the novel coronavirus that now has spread to 61 countries and led to more than 3,000 deaths worldwide. In a letter to House and […]