.bdp_blog_single_post_wrapp img { display: none; } As we approach the two-year anniversary date of the first case of COVID-19 being confirmed in the United States (January 20, 2020), WISE Indiana would like to thank each of you for your unique Read More
Antiviral Medications Both Pfizer and Merck have developed antiviral medications that could help with treatment of COVID-19.  Clinical trials for both companies focused on unvaccinated individuals with at least one risk factor for developing severe disease.  Pfizer’s drug paxlovid reduces Read More
With the holiday season upon us in the midst of a pandemic, many people are wondering whether they should gather with family and friends, and if so, with whom – just those who are vaccinated or anyone regardless of vaccination Read More
In this month’s final COVID-19 Health Equity review, we discuss recent literature on the impact of COVID-19 among people who have certain chronic conditions, including psychiatric disorders, obesity, and HIV. Psychiatric Disorders Individuals who have major psychiatric disorders tend to Read More
Negative Test and Airline Travel This article analyzes results of a routine SARC-CoV-2 testing strategy for international flights during the time period of December 19, 2020 – May 19, 2021.  The collaborative effort between Delta Air Lines, Mayo Clinic, and Read More
With the recent approval of COVID-19 vaccines for nearly all age groups and many organizations now requiring vaccinations for employees, people have been vocal about their opinions on these issues. Interestingly, celebrities and public figures have used their platform to Read More
Women’s Health and COVID-19 Indeed, the COVID-19 pandemic disrupted health care delivery as we know it, often restricting access to routine health services. Women’s health was not immune to this disruption. In this month’s review, we discuss recent literature on Read More
Breakthrough Infections This preprint retrospective analysis identifies risk factors associated with breakthrough infections using electronic health record from Columbia University Irving Medical Center/New York Presbyterian.  The researchers aimed to address the following: What risk factors are associated with breakthrough infections? Read More
With the COVID-19 pandemic still in full force, people continue to talk about how it affects daily living, what can be done to return to “normal,” and whether vaccination is the answer. In this analysis of more than 7 million Read More
Sociodemographic Factors and Mental Health Outcomes During the COVID-19 Pandemic It is well known that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a detrimental impact on individual and population health. However, research has just recently gained momentum on assessing the pandemic’s potential Read More

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