The emergency use authorization of a third vaccine against COVID-19 in the United States today, just over a year since the virus was identified, demonstrates extraordinary scientific commitment and progress.
Please join Geoffrey Chupp, Nahid Bhadelia and Mahalia S. Desruisseaux for a live roundtable discussion, through a partnership between Medscape Education, Infectious Diseases Society of America and New Jersey Academy of Family Physicians. The virtual event will take place on March 19 at 10 a.m. ET. Register now
New CDC findings further confirm that wearing a well-fitting mask can significantly reduce the risk of coronavirus infection. CDC offers tips for improving mask fit; for some individuals, double-masking may be helpful to improve fit, but it is not necessary for all.
Updated recommendation on the use of tocilizumab among hospitalized adults now available in IDSA's COVID-19 Treatment and Management Guideline. Summarized here are the recommendations with comments related to the clinical practice guideline for the treatment and management of COVID-19.
As the U.S. health care system grapples with unrelenting increases in COVID-19 cases during a pandemic that has claimed the lives of more than 400,000 Americans, IDSA and the CDC have extended their partnership to equip frontline health care professionals with the latest information on fighting the disease.
Anthony Fauci, M.D., FIDSA, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, kicked off this year’s premier virtual infectious diseases conference with an overview of the public health and scientific challenges of COVID-19 in the United States. Login to this year’s program now.