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This randomized, open-label trial found no significant difference in defined clinical outcomes between a 5 day vs 10 day course of remdesivir.  Inclusion criteria: >11 years of age, confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection, oxygen saturation of 94% or less while they were Read More
THE ARTICLE DISCUSSED HAS BEEN RETRACTED. CLICK HERE TO SEE THE RETRACTION NOTICE. A multinational registry analysis found no evidence of benefit of hydroxychloroquine or chloroquine when used either alone or with a macrolide.  Using an international, observational registry across Read More
This retrospective cohort study found that 76.9% of the patients who were hospitalized with Covid-19 and 70.6% of those who died were black, whereas blacks comprise only 31% of the Ochsner Health population (in Louisiana.)  Study occurred within a integrated-delivery Read More
This case series described two patients who were infected with SARS-CoV-2 who had thrombotic strokes during ongoing anti-coagulation treatment for atrial fibrillation stroke prophylaxis.  Both cases involved men, ages 74 and 84 years old, each with multiple cardiovascular diseases, including Read More
This study found that admission C-reactive protein (CRP) correlated with disease severity and tended to be a good predictor of adverse outcome. Data of COVID-19 patients with clinical outcome in a designated hospital in Wuhan, China, were retrospectively collected and Read More
This prospective observational cohort study presents information on the epidemiology, clinical course, and outcomes of critically ill patients with COVID-19 in New York City. The study took place at two New York-Presbyterian hospitals affiliated with Columbia University Irving Medical Center Read More
This expert and narrative review describes key epidemiological and clinical features of COVID-19 infections within children, neonates, and pregnant mothers. Overall, 83% of the children had a positive contact history, mostly with family members. The incubation period varied between 2 Read More
In this study, 10 independent clinical predictors were identified and used to develop a risk score (COVID-GRAM) that predicts development of critical illness from COVID-19.  Study took place in China: A retrospective cohort of patients with COVID-19 was established as Read More
New York State (NYS) has emerged as the national epicenter of the United State’s COVID-19 epidemic. This report details the extent of testing and test results during the month of March in NYS, along with risk factors, outcomes, and household Read More
This case series reports the characteristics, clinical presentation, and outcomes of patients hospitalized with coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) in the New York City area between March 1, 2020, and April 4, 2020. The authors examined data from 5700 patients with Read More

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