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COVID-19 Death Rates Drop Among Hospitalized Patients

Two peer-reviewed studies demonstrate a decrease in deaths among hospitalized patients with COVID-19 across the board, including older adults and those with comorbidities. One study looked at 5,000 hospitalized COVID-19 patients in New York…

Remdesivir Approved as First COVID-19 Treatment

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the antiviral drug remdesivir (brand name Veklury, Gilead Sciences) for treating patients hospitalized with COVID-19. This is the first treatment for COVID-19 to receive FDA approval.…

Hockey Game Becomes Super-Spreader Event

A recreational hockey game played in June in Tampa Bay, Florida, led to 14 players and one ice rink staff member becoming ill, with 13 of those testing positive for COVID-19. The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

Data Don’t Look Good for Four COVID-19 Treatments

The World Health Organization released preliminary results on the effectiveness of four COVID-19 treatments, and they were lackluster at best. The 11,000-person trial focused on the use of Remdesivir, Hydroxychloroquine, Lopinavir…

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