COVID-19 News

COVID-19 News

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

Registry Analysis Finds Patients With Hematologic Malignancies Are Highly Vulnerable to COVID-19

In an analysis of data from the first 250 patients enrolled in the American Society of Hematology Research Collaborative (ASH RC) COVID-19 Registry for...
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Examining Immune Response in Patients with Hematologic Malignancy After COVID-19 Infection

Patients with a history of a hematologic malignancy who survive COVID-19 infection have similar immune responses against the virus following infection compared with people...

NIH’s ACTIV Trial Suspends Enrollment of Critically Ill Patients With COVID-19

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced that it is pausing enrollment of patients with severe COVID-19 in three trials that are evaluating anticoagulants...

At-Home Coronavirus Test Receives FDA Approval

The FDA has granted emergency use authorization to the first complete at-home coronavirus test developed by Lucira Health in California. Requiring a prescription from...

FDA Approves Monoclonal Antibody Therapies for COVID-19

The FDA has authorized intravenous (IV) casirivimab and imdevimab to be administered together for the treatment of patients aged 12 and older with mild...

Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine Receives Emergency Authorization

On December 11, 2020, the FDA issued the first emergency use authorization (EUA) for a vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 in individuals 16...

Gene Variants Linked to Severe COVID-19 Infection

Certain gene variants are common among patients who develop severe coronavirus infections, according to findings from a study recently published in Nature. A team of...

First Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine Will Be Distributed to States Based on Population

U.S. officials from Operation Warp Speed, the government’s program to rapidly develop and deliver COVID-19 vaccines, have announced that once a vaccine is approved...

Investigation Suggests HHS Is Concealing COVID-19 Hospitalization Data

The U.S. government has been gathering data on which hospitals in which communities are reaching capacity amid the coronavirus pandemic – without sharing this...

Cybercriminals Target U.S. Hospitals as Coronavirus Cases Increase

The Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), and the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency...
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