Briefings Archive

Period:

RESEARCH
  • Antibodies to SARS-CoV-2 are highly protective against future infection, but not perfect

RESEARCH
  • SIREN study includes data suggesting Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine prevents many infections
POLICY
  • New guidelines for payment protection program

RESEARCH
  • Vitamin D found to be a dud in treating moderate and severe covid-19
POLICY
  • UK eases restrictions as new data hint at decreased risk of hospitalization after coronavirus vaccination

RESEARCH
  • Did early school closures save lives? New data suggests they did. But just how much?
POLICY
  • Facebook's approach to covid-19 and vaccine misinformation

(Week in Review)
POLICY
  • FDA cracks down on fraudulent coronavirus cures
  • Will Texas storm cause a covid-19 spike?
  • CDC releases guidance on opening schools
  • Polar vortex storms delay vaccine distribution

(Week in Review)
RESEARCH
  • Vaccinations could limit further mutations
  • New hope for tocilizumab
  • PTSD rates elevated in patients who survived covid-19

RESEARCH
  • Zinc and vitamin C fall flat in treating covid-19
POLICY
  • FDA cracks down on fraudulent coronavirus cures

RESEARCH
  • PTSD rates elevated in patients who survived covid-19
POLICY
  • Will Texas storm cause a covid-19 spike?

RESEARCH
  • Vaccinations could limit further mutations
POLICY
  • Polar vortex storms delay vaccine distribution

RESEARCH
  • New hope for tocilizumab
POLICY
  • Battling for vaccine acceptance via social media

RESEARCH
  • Questions remain about mortality and hospitalization risk of the UK coronavirus variant in children and adults
POLICY
  • CDC releases guidance on opening schools

POLICY
  • United States CDC recommends double masking
  • CDC says vaccinations mean quarantine not necessary for all, with caveats galore and incomplete evidence to back it up
  • Changes at the CDC to revitalize reputation
  • New Emergency Use Authorization for covid-19 therapeutics

(Week in Review)
RESEARCH
  • Mask mandates associated with fewer hospitalizations in the weeks after implementation
  • Exposure to other coronaviruses does not give immunity against SARS-CoV-2
  • The frozen fish theory thaws. Understanding the WHO investigation and its limitations
  • French study finds daycare does not increase spread of covid-19 in young children

RESEARCH
  • Exposure to other coronaviruses does not give immunity against SARS-CoV-2
  • The frozen fish theory thaws. Understanding the WHO investigation and its limitations
POLICY
  • New Emergency Use Authorization for covid-19 therapeutics
  • Strengthening of federal-local vaccination program

RESEARCH
  • A new report suggests why convalescent plasma may harm some people, and possibly lead to new variants
POLICY
  • United States CDC recommends double masking
  • CDC says vaccinations mean quarantine not necessary for all, with caveats galore and incomplete evidence to back it up

RESEARCH
  • French study finds daycare does not increase spread of covid-19 in young children
POLICY
  • WHO: covid-19 not leaked from a Chinese lab

RESEARCH
  • UK variant (SARS-CoV-2 B.1.1.7) in the United States since November and showing similar transmissibility
  • More evidence that coronavirus vaccines in use may decrease transmission. The question is when?
POLICY
  • Changes at the CDC to revitalize reputation

RESEARCH
  • Mask mandates associated with fewer hospitalizations in the weeks after implementation
POLICY
  • Managing the second pandemic—information overload!

(Week in Review)
POLICY
  • Shifting sands of vaccine allocation and testing. Increased production and redistributions mean the vaccine may be coming to a pharmacy near you
  • National mask requirement for public transit goes into effect tonight. CDC's previous guidance now a mandate
  • President Biden meets with Senate Republicans proposing smaller coronavirus relief package
  • Expansion of at-home testing program in the US on the horizon. What's the hold up?

(Week in Review)
RESEARCH
  • Johnson & Johnson Janssen covid-19 vaccine 85% effective by Day 28 and 100 percent effective by Day 49
  • Is one dose of the vaccine enough for people with evidence of prior coronavirus infection? New impressive data sheds light
  • Who got the vaccine? Demographic data released by CDC. Prepare to be not shocked
  • Mix-and-match dosing regimens could ward off coronavirus variants

RESEARCH
  • Is one dose of the vaccine enough for people with evidence of prior coronavirus infection? New impressive data sheds light
POLICY
  • Shifting sands of vaccine allocation and testing. Increased production and redistributions mean the vaccine may be coming to a pharmacy near you

RESEARCH
  • Russian Sputnik V vaccine data released
  • Mix-and-match dosing regimens could ward off coronavirus variants
POLICY
  • Covid-19 will not delay the start of 2021 Major League Baseball season

RESEARCH
  • Who got the vaccine? Demographic data released by CDC. Prepare to be not shocked
POLICY
  • Expansion of at-home testing program in the US on the horizon. What's the hold up?

RESEARCH
  • Johnson & Johnson Janssen covid-19 vaccine 85 percent effective by Day 28 and 100 percent effective by Day 49
POLICY
  • President Biden meets with Senate Republicans proposing smaller coronavirus relief package

RESEARCH
  • Mothers provide protection for their infants if infected with covid-19 in most cases
POLICY
  • National mask requirement for public transit goes into effect tonight. CDC's previous guidance now a mandate