What will COVID-19 vaccine trials tell us? Less than some may think

What will COVID-19 vaccine candidate trials tell us? Not whether they will prevent deaths or serious illness, according to a new feature article in the BMJ. As the world looks to pharmaceutical companies to forge a way out of the COVID-19 pandemic, vaccine development has never experienced such limelight. With a significant number of COVID-19 […]

10 new COVID-19 myths: Expert opinion

In this Special Feature, we asked our resident experts to chip away at some of the latest rumors, myths, and half-truths that surround the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. All data and statistics are based on publicly available data at the time of publication. Some...

How does risk vary for Black and Asian patients with COVID-19?

New research suggests that people of Black, mixed, and Asian ethnicity are more at risk of COVID-19, but these risks vary as the disease progresses. A new study finds that COVID-19 risks for people of Black, mixed, or Asian ethnicity vary over the course of the...

1 in 3 excess deaths in the US not directly caused by COVID-19

Healthcare disruption and emotional crises may have led to around a third of the 225,530 “excess deaths” in the United States between March 1 and August 1, 2020, a new study suggests. The study, from researchers at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of...

Males dominate COVID-19 decision making

Who drives global and national COVID-19 decisions? Mostly males, according to a new study and commentary by an international group of researchers. Share on PinterestMales dominate the White House Coronavirus Task Force. Image credit: Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images In...