COVID-19 News

COVID-19 News

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

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,...
You Make the Call

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...
You Make the Call

You Make the Call: How long should a young patient with COVID-19 and pulmonary...

This month, Caroline Berube, MD, discusses anticoagulation for a young patient with COVID-19 and pulmonary embolism. And don't forget to check out next month's clinical...

The Long Haul

For some people infected with COVID-19, the disease does not end with the swift resolution of all symptoms. Last year, Sudipto Mukherjee, MD, MPH, a...

Benefits of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 Vaccine Outweigh Clotting Risk, Regulatory Agencies Say

Following reports of an unusual increase in cerebral sinus venous blood clots and one death associated with the COVID-19 vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and...

Older Age, Pre-Existing Comorbidities Increase Poor Outcomes in Patients With SCD and COVID-19

Patients with sickle cell disease (SCD) have poor outcomes associated with COVID-19, particularly if they are older or present with end organ damage, acute...
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Adults With Hematologic Malignancies and COVID-19 Fare Worse Than Children

Adults with hematologic malignancies and COVID-19 infection have a substantially higher risk of death compared with children with hematologic malignancies and COVID-19, according to...

FDA Issues Guidance for Measuring Viscoelasticity Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

The FDA has issued immediate guidance for expanding the availability and capability of coagulation systems for measuring whole blood viscoelastic properties to assess hemostasis....
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April 2021 Volume 7 Issue 5

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