Briefings Archive

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RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Do young children with covid-19 have more viral genetic material in their upper airways than adults? A new study says yes. We are not so sure
POLICY BRIEFING
  • FDA expands EUA for diagnostic testing

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • School closures correlate with decreased covid-19 incidence
  • Knowledge gaps on covid-19 are also pandemic. The Aussies weigh in
POLICY BRIEFING
  • The FDA seeks home-based coronavirus tests. Will they work?

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Were there fewer strokes during the early covid-19 pandemic?
  • Reality star turned President uses hydroxychloroquine falsehoods to distract
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Comment period open for Right to Try Act. SARS-CoV-2 vaccines may be affected
  • CDC releases school reopening statements. No specific guidelines provided

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Some patients have more severe covid-19 than others. A study suggests genetics play a role
  • Brief19 extra:
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Health care workers in the community
  • Health justice demands global supply of remdesivir

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • A decline in heart transplants due to covid-19, the waitlist actually dwindles
POLICY BRIEFING
  • The CDC updates its isolation guidelines
  • Continued PPE needs and shortages

(Week in Review)
POLICY BRIEFING
  • New plans to counter hoarding
  • The never-ending testing nightmare
  • CDC in the news. Three major developments
  • Healthcare groups ask federal government to do more

(Week in Review)
RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Two SARS-CoV-2 vaccine trials report progress in world's first Phase II data
  • Another major trial finds hydroxychloroquine offers no covid-19-relatd benefit
  • Antibody levels fall after SARS-CoV-2 infection. What does that mean?

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Another major trial finds hydroxychloroquine offers no covid-19-relatd benefit
  • Antibody levels fall after SARS-CoV-2 infection. What does that mean?
POLICY BRIEFING
  • The AMA comes out against permanent relaxing of "scope of practice rules"

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Can I see my ENT during covid-19? Yes. But will they see you? Probably
POLICY BRIEFING
  • New plans to counter hoarding

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Preprints. How are the major medical journals handling them?
POLICY BRIEFING
  • The never-ending testing nightmare
  • Healthcare groups ask federal government to do more

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Two SARS-CoV-2 vaccine trials report progress in world’s first Phase II data
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Congress races to pass a relief package before August recess

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Data from Italy suggests that covid-19 deaths are being undercounted there too
POLICY BRIEFING
  • CDC in the news. Three major developments

(Week in Review)
RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • A major clinical trial finds no benefit of hydroxychloroquine in treating covid-19
  • Coronavirus vaccine based on genetic material reports Phase 1 results
  • Has covid-19 affected the prison population?
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Covid-19 and mental health
  • Why antibody tests that are "95 percent accurate" might actually be dangerous
  • Reopening schools while infections are rising

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • A major clinical trial finds no benefit of hydroxychloroquine in treating covid-19
  • HHS pledges $4 billion to healthcare providers
  • Covid-19 and mental health

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Asymptomatic testing in nursing homes reveals many cases
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Why antibody tests that are “95 percent accurate” might actually be dangerous

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Coronavirus vaccine based on genetic material reports Phase 1 results
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Los Angeles and San Diego schools announce online-only plan for the Fall
  • HHS clarifies taxable status of Provider Relief Fund Payments

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Covid-19 spread among meat and poultry facility workers
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Former top Trump official calls for more testing

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Has covid-19 affected the prison population?
  • Another study looks at covid-19 infection severity and its association with obesity
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Reopening schools while infections are rising

(Week in Review)
RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Early Data Suggest Black Lives Matter Protests Not To Blame For Resurgence Of Covid-19 Cases
  • How long do symptoms last after recovering from covid-19 infection?
  • Does Covid19 increase the risk for stroke compared to influenza?
  • Covid-19 may be an opportunity for telehealth and substance use disorder (SUD) treatment
POLICY BRIEFING
  • The national state of emergency will continue, top officials say
  • Coronavirus vaccine triage. Who will get it first?
  • A call to personal accountability
  • New surprise billing for patients seeking coronavirus treatment
  • Another plea for Defense Production act use

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Covid-19 may be an opportunity for telehealth and substance use disorder treatment
  • How long do symptoms last after recovering from covid-19 infection? 
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Coronavirus vaccine triage. Who will get it first?
  • SBA resumes Paycheck Protection Program applications

(Week in Review)
RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Do social media campaigns influence behavior during a pandemic?
POLICY BRIEFING
  • The national state of emergency will continue, top officials say

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • A Spike in Demand for Hydroxychloroquine
POLICY BRIEFING
  • A call to personal accountability
  • New surprise billing for patients seeking coronavirus treatment

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Early Data Suggest Black Lives Matter Protests Not to Blame for Resurgence of Covid-19 Cases
POLICY BRIEFING
  • School’s Out Forever? 
  • Where the Economic Relief Went

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Does Covid19 increase the risk for stroke compared to influenza?
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Another plea for Defense Production act use

(Week in Review)
POLICY BRIEFING
  • The state of tracing and testing
  • US churches are spreading "the good news." And also coronavirus.
  • Pentagon relaxes restrictions
  • New restrictions for Naval forces in North America

(Week in Review)
RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Excess deaths associated with covid-19
  • Higher viral loads found to be associated with worse covid-19 outcomes
  • A new covid-19 resource: The US Gender/Sex Covid-19 Data Tracker by the Harvard GenderSci Lab

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Higher viral loads found to be associated with worse covid-19 outcomes
POLICY BRIEFING
  • BARDA’s been busy
  • Pentagon relaxes restrictions

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • Excess deaths associated with covid-19
POLICY BRIEFING
  • The State of Tracing and Testing

RESEARCH BRIEFING
  • A new covid-19 resource: The US Gender/Sex Covid-19 Data Tracker by the Harvard GenderSci Lab
POLICY BRIEFING
  • Covid-19 relief and taxes burdens