The effort is part of a partnership between the MTA and Columbia University, which theorizes that UV light can be used to kill COVID-19 on NYC subways and buses.
Clinical trials have been essential for new treatments, vaccines and medicines, and never have they been more vital than now during a pandemic.
Clinical trials are frequently mentioned in the flood of headlines about the coronavirus global pandemic but often in context of new treatments, vaccines, or testing for COVID-19. Somewhat overlooked are the ongoing or future clinical trials of much needed treatments for patients with underserved or poorly managed diseases.
Is it safe to go back to work? Workers want to know, and employers want to know, too, so they don’t get sued. More and more people will be asking this question as the economy reopens.
Beneath the gloomy and dramatic coronavirus headlines are stories of collaboration and dedication. People, companies and countries help each other through the COVID-19 crisis.
If somebody has a certain antibody it could mean that they were infected in the past — whether they knew it or not. Dr. Shoshana Ungerleider, an internal medicine physician at Sutter Health in San Francisco says that having specific antibodies "means you've been exposed to that virus, or you've had a vaccine for it."
In response to the global coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) emergency, clinical trial research assessing the efficacy and safety of clinical candidate interventions to treat COVID-19 are emerging at an unprecedented rate.
When a person with Covid-19 arrives at the hospital in critical condition with respiratory failure, ventilators become a life-and-death medical tool.
More US states are beginning to lift lockdown orders even as US leaders say social distancing guidelines will be necessary throughout the summer. But governors warn that life will not…
Source: World Health Organization "Solidarity” is an international clinical trial to help find an effective treatment for COVID-19, launched by the World Health Organization and partners. The Solidarity trial will…