Briefings Archive

Period:

(Week in Review)
POLICY BRIEFING
  • American laws influence racial and ethnic disparities in covid-19
  • C.D.C. combining active infection and recovery tests for the nation's testing total
  • Working safely in an unsafe era
  • Pandemic sharpens argument that the U.S. needs the "Dreamers."

(Week in Review)
RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Black patients hospitalized at disproportionately higher rates. What does this mean?
  • Phase one data from another vaccine candidate raises hopes
  • Consequences of the hydroxychloroquine craze

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Consequences of the hydroxychloroquine craze
  • Lancet study on hydroxychloroquine under scrutiny
POLICY BRIEFING
  • American laws influence racial and ethnic disparities in covid-19

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Black patients hospitalized at disproportionately higher rates. What does this mean?
  • Remdesivir update: a trial without a placebo somehow fails
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Changes to military movements
  • Working safely in an unsafe era

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Neurologic disease in covid-19 patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome
  • Not all PPE recycling works
POLICY BRIEFING
  • C.D.C. combining active infection and recovery tests for the nation’s testing total
  • Pandemic sharpens argument that the U.S. needs the “Dreamers”

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Phase one data from another vaccine candidate raises hopes
  • Brief loss of consciousness and Covid-19
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Opening gone awry
  • Evolution of grassroots PPE movement

(Week in Review)
RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Do patients under 65 years of age have poor outcomes when infected with SARS-Cov-2?
  • Message in a bottle. Moderna's mRNA vaccine candidate makes a splash
  • An update on decreased heart attacks in the US during the pandemic
POLICY BRIEFING
  • New York City's Safety-Net Hospitals Face Financial Collapse
  • Loan Relief for Providers
  • Federal judge weighs in on voting by mail
  • Pandemic exacerbates partisan divide
  • CDC guidance finally issued
  • Alabama opened on April 30th. Now intense care units are full
  • Illinois legislators eject colleague for refusing to wear a mask

(Week in Review)
RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • BREAKING: Two major studies shed light on possible covid-19 treatments. The news is mixed

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Healthcare worker infections in a large Wuhan hospital
  • How reliable are clinical findings in diagnosing Covid-19?
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Provider relief fund clarifications
  • Illinois legislators eject colleague for refusing to wear a mask

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Why do children account so few cases of SARS-CoV-2?
  • An update on decreased heart attacks in the US during the pandemic:
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Alabama opened on April 30th. Now intense care units are full
  • Trump attacks Michigan over mail voting

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Do patients under 65 years of age have poor outcomes when infected with SARS-Cov-2?
  • Second infections may not be contagious
POLICY BRIEFING
  • FDA approves more home test kits
  • Federal judge weighs in on voting by mail
  • CDC guidance finally issued

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Message in a bottle. Moderna’s mRNA vaccine candidate makes a splash
POLICY BRIEFING
  • President Trump says he takes hydroxychloroquine
  • Pandemic exacerbates partisan divide
  • Tensions over pandemic response surfacing

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Does proning work?
  • What’s happening to strokes and heart attacks during the pandemic?
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Loan Relief for Providers
  • New York City’s Safety-Net Hospitals Face Financial Collapse
  • Trouble in Texas as Covid-19 Cases Soar

(Week in Review)
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Rapid SARS-CoV-2 test used by White House may miss half of cases
  • Details of Operation Warp Speed Concern Scientists
  • Senate hearing paints dark picture of the coming months
  • Rural hospitals sue for support
  • Looking inside the Democrats' Proposed New Relief Package
  • More than just the medication

(Week in Review)
RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Briefing from the editor: This is not the flu
  • New triple therapy for covid-19 infection
  • Is covid-19 triggering Kawasaki-like disease?
  • More studies show hydroxychloroquine is not effective for treating covid-19

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Does tuberculosis vaccination protect against SARS-CoV-2?
  • Getting back in the game
  • Briefing from the editor: This is not the flu
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Relief showdown
  • Wisconsin court decision leads to packed bars 
  • Rapid SARS-CoV-2 test used by White House may miss half of cases

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Lions and tigers and cats? Oh no!
  • Don’t box me in. Intubating patients with added protection may not work
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Details of Operation Warp Speed Concern Scientists
  • Looking inside the Democrats’ Proposed New Relief Package

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Asymptomatic healthcare workers in London. Where are the infections happening?
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Generic remdesivir will help with costs, but not in the United States
  • Senate hearing paints dark picture of the coming months
  • More money, coming your way
  • Increased telemedicine calls for new protections for health data

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • More studies show hydroxychloroquine is not effective for treating covid-19
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Rural hospitals sue for support
  • More than just the medication
  • Oregon tries to prevent virus from spreading among migrant farmworkers

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Is covid-19 triggering Kawasaki-like disease?
  • New triple therapy for covid-19 infection
POLICY BRIEFING
  • States to distribute remdesivir
  • Federal judge in Kentucky halts bans on in-person religious services

(Week in Review)
POLICY BRIEFING
  • White House and CDC clash over reopening guidance
  • Data suggests premature opening
  • FDA to address sketchy antibody tests
  • Remdesivir: So now what?
  • USDA covid-19 food assistance neglects food workers
  • CDC study fails to explain racial disparities in hospitalization
  • Tribal tribulations continue

(Week in Review)
RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Failure to launch: New York data on hydroxychloroquine use shows no benefit
  • Obesity appears to be a risk factor for disease severity in younger patients
  • Do blood thinners help covid-19 patients?
  • Disparate covid-19 hospitalization and death rates across New York City boroughs

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Do blood thinners help covid-19 patients?
POLICY BRIEFING
  • US military on the front lines
  • White House and CDC clash over reopening guidance
  • Reopening society, but at whose risk?

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Failure to launch: New York data on hydroxychloroquine use shows no benefit
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Remdesivir: So now what?
  • Allies turn aggressors in war against coronavirus
  • USDA covid-19 food assistance neglects food workers

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Do Face Masks Matter?
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Time to reconsider previously scheduled deregulation
  • Stay at home orders in legal jeopardy

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Obesity appears to be a risk factor for disease severity in younger patients
POLICY BRIEFING
  • FDA to address sketchy antibody tests
  • CDC study fails to explain racial disparities in hospitalization
  • Data suggests premature opening

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Covid-19 and blood clots? Dermatologists weigh in
  • Air Pollution Exposure Appears to Increase Covid-19 Mortality Rate
  • Disparate covid-19 hospitalization and death rates across New York City boroughs
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Consciously unmasking
  • States ignore the White House guidelines on re-opening
  • Tribal tribulations continue

(Week in Review)
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Navajo Nation continues to disproportionately suffer from covid-19
  • New York City, other cities release updated race data for covid-19 fatality and hospitalization rates
  • Remdesivir poised to obtain emergency use authorization despite mixed data
  • States stockpile hydroxychloroquine (HCQ) despite FDA recommendations
  • Advanced service payments coming to a halt
  • Administration embraces telehealth

(Week in Review)
RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Breaking news briefing: Lancet lifts embargo to sound cautionary note about Remdesivir
  • Can alpha-1 adrenergic receptor antagonists (⍺1-AR antagonists) prevent covid-19 cytokine storm?
  • News leak from the CORIMUNO-TOCI clinical trial
  • Do people lose their sense of smell or taste when they have SARS-Cov-2?
  • Does confinement or shelter-in-place affect the mental health of children?

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • How long will immunity to SARS-CoV-2 last?
POLICY BRIEFING
  • AMA calls for national coronavirus strategy
  • Will fast be fast enough?
  • Global poverty projected to increase for the first time since 1998
  • Have your cake and eat it too