COVID-19 News

COVID-19 News

A collection of features and news articles published in ASH Clinical News related to the coronavirus pandemic.

Will DIY Testing Outlive the COVID-19 Pandemic?

The COVID-19 pandemic has revolutionized diagnostic testing. As the pandemic eases and related restrictions are lifted, public health officials and scientists are looking to...
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Remote Monitoring, Management of Cancer Symptoms During Pandemic Significantly Lowered Symptom Burden

The increased use of telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic had several effects on cancer care, and only now are long-term data highlighting those effects...

HHS and HUD Partnership Aims to Vaccinate Homeless and Low-Income Americans

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) has teamed up with the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to provide coronavirus...

Detection of Platelet-Activating Antibodies Necessary to Diagnose HIT in Patients With COVID-19

While high titer anti-PF4/heparin antibodies can often confirm a diagnosis of heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT) and predict a positive platelet activation test in most patients,...

Why Are Individuals with Blood Group A at Higher Risk of COVID-19?

New findings published in Blood Advances suggest that SARS-CoV-2, the virus responsible for COVID-19, is particularly drawn to a blood A group antigen on...

Vaccine-Associated Thrombosis Puts Spotlight on Immune Reaction

Cases of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis linked to the AstraZeneca and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines have brought to light a rare reaction between...

Countries Restrict AstraZeneca Vaccine for Younger Adults

Amid concerns over clotting risks, German and Canadian health officials have restricted usage of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine in people under the age of...

AstraZeneca COVID-19 Vaccine Data Highlight Safety Monitoring Boards’ Role in Clinical Trials

Confusion over AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine trial data recently arose when the data and safety monitoring boards (DSMBs) overseeing the trial took a public stand...

How Do Patients With Myeloproliferative Neoplasms Fare After COVID-19 Infection?

Two analyses from the MPN-COVID study from a group of researchers led by Tiziano Barbui, MD, of the United Hospitals of Bergamo in Italy,...
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Reader Responses: How long should a young patient with COVID-19 and pulmonary embolism receive...

Here’s how readers responded to a You Make the Call question about anticoagulation for a young patient with COVID-19 and pulmonary embolism. Disclaimer: ASH does...
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