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4/18/2021

As of April 14, 2021, 5,814 cases of vaccine breakthrough infections, with 396 (7%) hospitalizations and 74 (1%) deaths.

4/15/2021

As of April 4, the EMA had received reports of 169 cases of cerebral clotting and 53 cases of abdominal clotting out of about 34 million AstraZeneca vaccine.

4/10/2021

Early Tocilizumab improves survival in Covid 19 critically ill patients.

3/20/2021

Standard dose DVT prophylaxis as good as high dose in COVID-19.

3/15/2021

Reinfections from coronavirus appear to be rare.

3/1/2021

High-dose vitamin C in patients with COVID-19 doesnt work.

2/15/2021

Restrictive blood transfusion strategy(Hb <8gm/dl) non inferior to liberal (<10gm/dl) in Acute MI.

1/29/2021

Colchicine reduced hospitalizations by 25%, the need for mechanical ventilation by 50%, and deaths by 44% in COVID 19 outpatient treatment.

1/21/2021

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Futile in Coronavirus Disease 2019 Patients Experiencing In-Hospital Cardiac Arrest. 

1/20/2021

Convalescent plasma not beneficial in severely ill COVID patients(REMAP-CAP trial).)

1/8/2021

Pfizer vaccine works against new COVID variant.

1/4/2021

U.K. to use Roche Arthritis Drug for Severely Ill Covid Patients(Actemra or Tocilizumab).

1/1/2021

Low risk of Invasive Pulmonary Fungal Infections in Severe COVID-19 Patients Admitted to the ICU.

12/31/2020

New class of antibacterial against gram negative bacteria discovered. (IspH inhibitors).

12/28/2020

Monoclonal antibody LY-CoV555, when coadministered with remdesivir, did not demonstrate efficacy among hospitalized patients with Covid-19.

12/22/2020

Baricitinib plus Remdesivir improves recovery time in Hospitalized Adults with Covid-19.

12/11/2020

FDA approves Pfizer vaccine for COVID. 

11/29/2020

Steroids Have No Effect on ICU Outcomes in Intubated Patients With Angioedema.

11/15/2020

Early tracheostomy yields mortality benefit in mechanically ventilated patients with COPD.

11/13/2020

Prothrombotic autoantibodies cause of clots in patients hospitalized with COVID-19.

Most patients diagnosed as sepsis in emergency department do not have sepsis. Read more
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